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COMPLETE REMOVAL OF THE UTERUS AND ITS APPENDAGES FOR FIBRO-CYSTIC GROWTH.

COMPLETE REMOVAL OF THE UTERUS AND ITS APPENDAGES FOR FIBRO-CYSTIC GROWTH. Reported by T. M. Talbot, A.M., M.D. About January 1, 1888, Dr. Pearce, of Urbana, Ohio, was consulted by Mrs. C, æt. 36, in reference to an abdominal enlargement. On examination a globular body, the size of a fœtal head at birth, was found in the right hypogastric region. Cystic disease of the right ovary was diagnosticated. The tumor being small and the patient ansemic and in poor general health, noninterference for the present was advised. The patient was put upon bark and iron, and a general tonic treatment. Under this treatment she increased in strength and health, but with this improvement there was a rapid increase in the growth of the tumor. August 1, 1888, the patient again consulted Dr. Pearce. The tumor now filled the entire abdominal cavity, reaching up to the ensiform cartilage. The patient was nervous and irritable, and owing to the great distention of the http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA American Medical Association

COMPLETE REMOVAL OF THE UTERUS AND ITS APPENDAGES FOR FIBRO-CYSTIC GROWTH.

JAMA , Volume XII (13) – Mar 30, 1889

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American Medical Association
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Copyright © 1889 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.
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0098-7484
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1538-3598
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10.1001/jama.1889.02400900012001c
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Reported by T. M. Talbot, A.M., M.D. About January 1, 1888, Dr. Pearce, of Urbana, Ohio, was consulted by Mrs. C, æt. 36, in reference to an abdominal enlargement. On examination a globular body, the size of a fœtal head at birth, was found in the right hypogastric region. Cystic disease of the right ovary was diagnosticated. The tumor being small and the patient ansemic and in poor general health, noninterference for the present was advised. The patient was put upon bark and iron, and a general tonic treatment. Under this treatment she increased in strength and health, but with this improvement there was a rapid increase in the growth of the tumor. August 1, 1888, the patient again consulted Dr. Pearce. The tumor now filled the entire abdominal cavity, reaching up to the ensiform cartilage. The patient was nervous and irritable, and owing to the great distention of the

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Published: Mar 30, 1889

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