Dystocia from Dorsal Displacement of the Arm

Edward L. Parks
1879 Boston Medical and Surgical Journal  
P. S. The result of the operation of caesarean section, which I described in my last letter, may be of interest. The patient at the time of the operation had a slight attack of bronchitis, and during the first week, in a fit of coughing, the wound opened, and a fatal peritonitis set in. This unfortuuate result did not prevent Professor Braun, however, from performing the same operation again on the 20th of June. This operation, which I also saw, was almost
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