On the evening of the 17th he delivered a patient, who was seized with puerperal fever on the 19th, and died on the 24th.
The phenomena of puerperal fever originate in a vitiation of the fluids.
It was this defect which gave to the advocates of the specificity of puerperal fever their real importance.
But in puerperal peritonitis I have noticed a fact to which I have nowhere seen an allusion.
This may be credible in view of the fact that absence of pain in puerperal peritonitis is not very uncommon.
She recovered, but after the symptoms of puerperal fever passed away she had secondary abscesses of the lungs.
In the puerperal state an inflammation of one or several articulations is not unfrequently observed (puerperal rheumatism).
The various forms of puerperal fever depend on this one cause, and may readily be deduced from it.
Mental disturbances and morbid impulses associated with pregnancy or the puerperal state may be dispelled in the same way.
At what period of their life are cows the most liable to be attacked with puerperal fever?
puerperal pu·er·per·al (pyōō-ûr'pər-əl)
Relating to, connected with, or occurring during childbirth or the period immediately following childbirth.