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of stout silk, through from side to side. The threads were tied end to end, were left in, and were pulled back and forward every day to keep up suppuration. This is the seton, now disused, except possibly in veterinary practice. The seton has once been useful in my practice: A man of forty years with chronic hip disease and recurrent abscesses. Treatment in his case was by inserting a broad seton under the fascia lata. This gave him much relief from pains, which recurred whenever the abscessesdoi:10.1056/nejm191109211651203 fatcat:jwyagu3mwnhphbrp3h3hpakqdy