Lectures On The Diseases Of Women; With Numerous Additions by Charles WestLectures On The Diseases Of Women; With Numerous Additions by Charles West

Lectures On The Diseases Of Women; With Numerous Additions

byCharles West

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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. 1879. Excerpt: ... LECTURE XXXI. DISEASES OF THE EXTERNAL ORGANS OF GENERATION. Inflammatory Affections. Inflammation of the labia, its connexion with obliteration of duct of Cowper's gland; description of the gland; mode in which inflammation occurs in it Furuncular inflammation. Eczema. Prurigo, its rarity. Pruritus generally independent of it; causes and treatment of pruritus. Inflammation of Follicles of Vulva. Hyperesthesia Of External ORGANS. Vaginal Spasm, or Vaginismus. Coccygodynia, or pain about coccyx. Remarks on Masturbation, and excision of clitoris for its cure. Ulcerative Affections. Tertiary Syphilis; difficulties of its diagnosis. Lupus; its characters, its relation to epithelial caucer. Case in illustration. Treatment. Malignant Disease, generally assumes form of Epithelial Cancer, its symptoms and course. Importance of early removal. The arbitrary line of demarcation which in this country separates the province of the physician from that of the surgeon has limited my experience both in private and in hospital practice with reference to the diseases of the external organs of generation. If, indeed, we leave out of consideration such as are the result of syphilitic infection, the remainder of these ailments are by no means of frequent occurrence, nor in general of very great importance. Of inflammation of the labia, nymphm, and external organs, except as an accompaniment of vaginitis, I have seen almost nothing, and of the unhealthy erysipelatous inflammation of those parts, which, occurring in the child, is apt to pass into a state of sloughing, I have seen very little. Indeed, notwithstanding that for more than five and thirty years I was connected with large institutions for the diseases of children, I have met with but three or four instances of its occ...
Title:Lectures On The Diseases Of Women; With Numerous AdditionsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:264 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.55 inPublished:February 5, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217501036

ISBN - 13:9780217501033