Certain Chemical Compounds Obtained by the Union of Phenol-Derivatives with the Isomerides and Polymerides of Camphor

1896 Boston Medical and Surgical Journal  
of seven to ten days' duration. Leucorrhea. Was operated ou for fistula iu auo seven years ago. Is very anxious to have children. Unable to go up and down stairs. Patient very stout ; labia minora large, and much in the way during the operation ; vagina very long and narrow ; uterus large, three and three-quarters inches deep, cervix auteflexed. Exact diagnosis imposaible before the patieut was under ether, when it waa found that the right ovary and tube were in fairly good position, left ovary
more » ... osition, left ovary in the cul-de-sac and adherent. Sphincter ani very tight, and many old cicatrices in the mucous membrane. Operations, September 20th. Curetting ; opening cul-de-sac and removal of left ovary, new ostium abdominale to right tube, drainage. Sphincter aui thoroughly stretched and rectum irrigated with corrosive. Vagina dilated with hand, and prolonged uterine massage to break up posterior adhesions ; but not succeeding, it was decided to open the cul-de-sac. Curetting brought away a large amount of fungosities. A short strip of iodoform gauze was left iu the uterus. Iu opening the cul-de-sac, the peritoneal pouch waa found to come well down behind the cervix. The left ovary and tube were adherent to the trials with mentho-phenol. THYMOL-CAM THOU. This substance is prepared by heating camphor and thymol together. It is a transparent, oily fluid aud behaveB the same way as phenol-camphor does towards its solvents. It is milder than mentho-phenol and I often use it in dermatological practice. I have ueed
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