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80, 82Douches to clean bile and phlegm from the uterus
81Cleaning suppositories
83Test to show whether the menses are bilious or phlegmatic
84, 88Emollient cleaning suppositories
85A cleaning agent for the nullipara
86–87Cleaning agents
90Applications for various ulcerations of the genitalia
91Agents to expel a dead fetus
92Treatments for various disorders of children
93A potion to relieve vomiting
94–96Agents to promote sepsis
97A liniment for angina
98A plaster to relieve the pains of gout
99An agent to reduce anal prolapse
100An agent to remove calluses
101An analgesic
102, 105Various medications for the eyes
103Plasters
104Dry applications
106Depilatories
107A treatment for lientery
108A treatment for coryza
109Various cleaning agents

These chapters vary widely in the internal arrangement, sequence, and relative fullness of their component parts, and no standard template is employed: name, etiology, symptoms, course, prognosis, and treatment may each receive

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fuller or more summary attention, and no set order of presentation is followed.1

Diseases of Women I appears in all the collected editions and translations of the Hippocratic Collection, and the treatise was the subject of one special study in the late sixteenth century: M. Cordaeus, Liber prior de morbis mulierum ... interprete et explicatore (Paris, 1585). More recently, H. Grensemann includes an edition, translation, and commentary on many chapters of the treatise in his Hippokratische Gynäkologie, as does N. Countouris.2

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DOI: 10.4159/DLCL.hippocrates_cos-diseases_women_i.2018