The American journal of obstetrics and diseases of women and children Volume 21

Paperback | May 5, 2014

byHermann Baar

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1888 edition. Excerpt: ... to push it up, punctured the swelling and gave vent to a large quantity of clear fluid. The patient had a slow convalescence, and shortly after getting about noticed something protruding between the labia. Some months later this became so troublesome that it was with difficulty she could get about at all. Dr. Meriam examined the patient and found a tumor as large as a walnut protruding when the patient made an effort at straining. At one of his visits, the doctor introduced a hypodermic needle into the swelling and drew off a small quantity of clear fluid having the characteristics of urine. Having received the foregoing history, I proceeded to examine the patient. On separating the labia a small, purplish body was to be seen, and on requesting the lady to " strain," the swelling increased until it was as large as an egg. On desisting from bearing-down efforts, the tumor resumed its former dimensions. The external parts were very sensitive to the touch, and on passing the finger I discovered that an offensive discharge was present. The swelling was found to be central, and extended from near the meatus almost to the.cervix uteri. It was elastic and fluctuating, not painful on pressure, and possessed the characteristics of a cystocele. The uterus was retroflexed, and the cervix presented a deep laceration on the left side, from which the odorous discharge procedeed. A catheter was passed and a small quantity of urine obtained. (The patient had relieved her bladder shortly before my visit.) The examination was not satisfactory on account of the restlessness of the patient. My opinion was that the lady was suffering from cystocele. This diagnosis was based on the position of the fluctuating mass, and the fact that on both occasions when it...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1888 edition. Excerpt: ... to push it up, punctured the swelling and gave vent to a large quantity of clear fluid. The patient had a slow...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:606 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 1.22 inPublished:May 5, 2014Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217788246

ISBN - 13:9780217788243

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