REPORT OF A CASE OF ARREST OF DEVELOPMENT, IN WHICH THERE WAS ENTIRE ABSENCE OF THE VAGINA

Charles Coates
1858 The Lancet  
6 congested. Chest : No ecchymosis under the integuments of the sternum; the cartilages of the ribs were ossified, and required to be sawn through; the lungs were pallid and mottled; there were adhesions of the pleura to the ribs on the right side. The heart was healthy; the left ventricle was empty, but the right ventricle was full of fluid blood. Head: Under the scalp there was a large, thick mass of coagulated blood, covering fully two-thirds of the surface of the skull; the pericranium was
more » ... he pericranium was much tumefied. There was a fracture which extended from the posterior part of the left parietal bone into the sagittal suture, thence into the right parietal bone, and thence into the frontal bone, where it diverged into two fractures. There was extensive extravasation of blood upon the
doi:10.1016/s0140-6736(02)76105-9 fatcat:g5kfjvwozvan3elerwb4godta4