A CASE OF MERCURIAL POISONING WITH RECOVERY

JACOB COHEN
1916 Journal of the American Medical Association  
so profuse that it necessitated her wearing a napkin. On several occasions she complained of dull dragging pain in the left side. On the basis of a history of intermittent pain relieved by the appearance of a vaginal discharge, a diagnosis of hydrops tubae profluens was made, and the patient was transferred to the gynecologic ward for operation. Operation.-This was performed Jan. 5, 1916, by Dr. B. M. Anspach, and revealed that the left tube had already been removed, the left ovary was
more » ... ovary was transformed into a follicular cyst about the size of a peach, the right tube was enlarged and contained fluid, while the right ovary seemed to be in •good condition. The operation consisted of a supravaginal hysterectomy, right salpingectomy and left oophorocystectomy. On examination of the pathologic specimen after the
doi:10.1001/jama.1916.02580400025012 fatcat:luwqey3b3zc4phwbetxph54fl4