Medicine: The Men in Her Life

"It was like this," said the obstetrician to colleagues in the staff lounge: "A Rubin test had shown the Fallopian tubes to be patent, and a Hühner test showed normal sperm survival at two hours. The patient said her last period began June 8, so by Naegele's rule, the confinement was due about March 15. But her history was bad —a Latzko Caesarean section for Bandl's ring and toxemia—and we found a hydatid of Morgagni then. On pelvic examination, Skene's ducts were normal, but the left Bartholin gland was slightly enlarged. Chadwick's sign was...

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