A Text-book of gynecology

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D. Appleton and Company, 1912 - Women - 286 pages
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Page 21 - I paint the tonsils and parts surrounding with a solution of nitrate of silver, thirty grains to the ounce, and give him crystals of chlorate of potassa to dissolve in the mouth, to be afterwards swallowed ; also, five drops of the tincture of belladonna and two drops of tincture of aconite root every two hours, a combination strongly recommended by both Bartholow and Ringer. In the case of a young man eighteen...
Page 4 - While now he draws the examining fingers over the abdomen in a straight line from the umbilicus to the anterior superior spine of the right ilium, he...
Page 81 - ... not improve the condition. The only proper and satisfactory method is to expose the ulcerated or congested parts by means of an endoscope and directly apply to these infected parts a solution of silver nitrate, twenty grains to the ounce, every three to five days until the ulcers have healed. Skene's glands when involved should be emptied daily by pressure from above downwards on each side of the urethra. If there is a chronic diffuse inflammation about these tubules they should be laid open...
Page 118 - On bimanual examination, the body of the uterus is found to be very tender on pressure, and still more so if movement be imparted to it.
Page 256 - It was located just below the navel, and, possibly, a little to one side or the other of the median line, I have forgotten which.
Page 15 - It is not possible to draw a hard and fast distinction between the two varieties of hemorrhage, because there are many lesions that cause both menorrhagia and metrorrhagia.
Page 244 - ... pain on account of pressure. The differential diagnosis of these tumors in no way varies from that in ovarian cysts, and their treatment corresponds to the treatment of the latter; consequently it will not be necessary to give them a separate discussion. Technique for the removal of ovarian cysts. An incision is made in the median line between the umbilicus and the pubis, from one to three inches in length. When the abdominal cavity has been opened the cyst will present as a bluish-white, shining...
Page 108 - Such a large number of operations have been devised for the relief of this condition that no attempt will be made to enumerate them.
Page 78 - ... common of these inflammations is the gonorrheal. Cases of urethritis originating without the influence, direct or indirect, of the gonorrheal infection are rare. Other forms of urethritis arising from constitutional defects or from mechanical or chemical injury to the urethral membrane occur, but they are chiefly interesting from the standpoint of etiology, since in symptoms and treatment they correspond with some of the stages of the more common disorder. In the following pages the subject under...
Page 226 - August, 1906, and states that she is getting along well and has had no return of the nervous attacks, and is free from pain. Causes. — A very large proportion of prolapsed ovaries occur in association with retrodisplacements of the uterus, and when we take into consideration the frequency of retrodisplacements and the fact that about...

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