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Identifier: americantextbook00norr
Title: An American text-book of obstetrics. For practitioners and students
Year: 1897 (1890s)
Authors: Norris, Richard C. (Richard Cooper), 1863-1937 Dickinson, Robert Latou, 1861-
Subjects: Obstetrics Obstetrics
Publisher: Philadelphia, W. B. Saunders
Contributing Library: Yale University, Cushing/Whitney Medical Library
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n these cases the cervixis high above the pelvic inlet and is pressed close against the anterior abdom-inal wall, the posterior vaginal wall bulges outward and downward, and fetalparts can be felt through it with a distinctness that suggests abdominal preg-nancy. Cesarean section has in one instance at least been performed on accountof this anomaly, but a study of recorded cases shows it to be unnecessary. Bythe artificial dilatation of the cervical canal and the performance of podalicversion delivery can be effected without difficulty. Partial Prolapse with Hypertrophic Elongation of the Cervix.—It is impos- * Adams20 has collected 10 cases of inguinal hernia of the gravid womb, including Dor-ingius, which lie calls crural. In eight Cesarean section was done. In one the deliverywas spontaneous. 554 AMERICAN TEXT-BOOK OF OBSTETRICS. sible for pregnancy to proceed to term with complete prolapse of the womb,although the size of the uterine tumor projecting from the vulva in some cases

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Fig. 352.—Prolapse of a double uterus in a pregnant woman (Maygrier). has given rise to a belief in this possibility (Fig. 353). A careful examina-tion has always shown the major portionof the uterine body to be within thepelvic and abdominal cavities. Com-monly the fundus is at a normal level,and the descent of the cervix has been

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