A Handbook Of Uterine Therapeutics And Of Diseases Of Women

Paperback | May 11, 2012

byEdward John Tilt

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1881 Excerpt: ...impediment to the menstrual flow. Similar cases have been seen by Drs. Bennet, M. Sims, and Mr. WilliamsLondon Medical Gazette, 1850. In these cases, the obstacle was formed by a membranous tissue uniting the lips of the os uteri, for it was easily divided. Once I have had to divide this membrane, five years after the cessation of menstruation, to free an accumulation of uterine mucus, and in two other cases I believe moderate, but frequently recurring pelvic pains were induced by closure of the uterine mouth, the result of the removal of small polypi by potassa fusa c. calce. This was done by me to a lady, when about sixty years of age, and I allowed the os uteri to close. When in her seventy-fourth year, she was seized with very severe pain in the left ovarian region, with nausea, and symptoms of pelvi-peritonitis. She lingered on for a few weeks. There was no post-mortem examination, but I connect the disease with the less intense occasional pain that occurred in the same region during the previous ten years, and I lay it down, as a rule, that the freedom of the cervical canal should not be compromised by caustic applications, whatever may be the patient's age. If too much potassa fusa c. calce were applied to the cervical canal, it might lead to the agglutination of the walls of the canal by adhesive inflammation, and to a permanent, or an occasional obstruction of the menstrual flow, necessitating its dilatation, unless the case be properly attended to while healing progresses. This has been noted by Dr. Bernutz, although, strange to say, the application of strong caustics to the cervical canal is not even mentioned as a cause of uterine stricture in Simpson's lecture "On Obstructed Dysmenorrhoea." An Indian surgeon, an enthusiastic pupil of ...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1881 Excerpt: ...impediment to the menstrual flow. Similar cases have been seen by Drs. Bennet, M. Sims, and Mr. WilliamsLondon Medical Gazette, ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:148 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.32 inPublished:May 11, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217670547

ISBN - 13:9780217670548

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