ONE HUNDRED YEARS AGOBMJ 1995; 311 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.311.7005.593 (Published 02 September 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;311:593
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ON OVER-OPERATING IN GYNAECOLOGY
Shortly afterwards came a brief but not very creditable period when “clitoridectomy” was strongly advocated as a remedy for numerous ills. This fortunately had a very limited currency and was speedily abandoned. Then followed a time in which displacement of the uterus held the field, and every backache, every pelvic discomfort, every general neurosis was attributed …
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