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DISEASES OF WOMEN I

INTRODUCTION

The chapters of Diseases of Women I can be arranged under seven main headings: the first five of these deal withdisorders that occur in each of the successive stages of female reproductive life—menstruation, conception, pregnancy, lochial cleaning, the puerperium; the sixth is centered on conditions of the uterus; and the seventh is a collection of treatments for gynecological and other pathologies.

A. Menstrual disorders
1–2Dysmenorrhea in the nullipara
3Amenorrhea, with pain
4Oligomenorrhea
5Menorrhagia
6[Menstruation in general]
7Suffocation caused by the uterus
8Bilious menses
9Phlegmatic menses
B. Barrenness
10, 14–15Failure to conceive
11, 22Tests for unclean menses
12, 16, 18Failure to conceive due to excessive moisture
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DOI: 10.4159/DLCL.hippocrates_cos-diseases_women_i.2018