Notes of a Case of Abscess in Abdominal Cavity


On the evening of the 13th of April 1880 I was asked by Dr Playfair to see with liim in consultation Mr M., West Coates, whose case he regarded as one of great danger. I found the patient a spare, somewhat delicate-looking man, complaining of great pain in the lower anterior portion of abdomen. The abdomen was generally tense and wooden in feel, especially… (More)


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