A 1946 Study on Endometriosis

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While doing a bit of research for a recent blog entry, I ran across a study from 1946 describing Endometriosis.  I found it fascinating!

Written by Drs. Fallon, Brosnan, and Moran in Massachusetts, The New England Journal of Medicine published the study on November 7, 1946, and I wanted to point out some quotes that I found of particular interest:

frequent

missed

private

blueberry

octo

cramps

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radium

all the babies.jpg

pox

time

To read the entire study yourself, please click here.  Groan if you will at reference to retrograde menstruation, treatment with castration, becoming a baby-factory, regression of the disease once the ovaries are removed, and…a cure. I just severely enjoyed the verbiage and disease descriptions from  70 years ago and wanted to share it with you.

Have a wonderful day!

~Lisa

11 thoughts on “A 1946 Study on Endometriosis

  1. thisis AMAZING!!! thank you for sharing!

    On Thu, Jun 15, 2017 at 12:43 PM, Bloomin’ Uterus wrote:

    > Bloomin’ Uterus posted: ” While doing a bit of research for a recent blog > entry, I ran across a study from 1946 describing Endometriosis. I found it > fascinating! Written by Drs. Fallon, Brosnan, and Moran in Massachusetts, > The New England Journal of Medicine published the stud” >

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