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1896 Boston Medical and Surgical Journal  
normal. A diagnosis of uterine fibroid had been made, and electricity had been faithfully tried. July 20th. Operation. The tumor, which felt like a semi-solid body, was surrounded by intestines and omentum, which were adherent to it. After tying off and cutting the omentum and separating the adherent intestines from the tumor, a place was reached, in diameter the size of a quarter of a dollar, where the tumor seemed to dip down into the intestine. It was fouud that both the serous aud muscular
more » ... oats had disappeared, probably from pressure, and nothing was left but the thin, soft, mucous coat. Spite of the care used, this was torn through. The mucous coat waB brought together by au over-and-over silk stitch, and turned into the lumen of the gut, then the muscular and serous coats were brought together by silk sutures.
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