Remarks on Cases of Retained Placenta

1835 Boston Medical and Surgical Journal  
been surprised how little a patient complains unless it touch the sound and healthy parts. I think it also extremely probable that this practice may be beneficially adopted for the removal of tumors in other parts of the body, which are attached to bones, or for the removal of diseased bones themselves. Case III.-A lady had for many years a small abscess on the heel, at the bottom of which Mr. Young could feel, with a probe, a piece of carious bone. In place of resorting to a severe operation
more » ... severe operation with the knife, he enlarged the sinus with the kali, and then applied it to the carious portion of the os caléis, which soon exfoliated, and the patient completely recovered.-Lancet.
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