The Papyrus gynecologic

The Papyrus gynecologic Kahun (part of the Papyrus of Kahun) is the oldest known medical text (dated about 1800 BC), which deals with women’s affections – gynecological diseases, fertility, pregnancy, contraception, etc. . This text is divided into thirty-four sections, each of which addresses a specific problem with the diagnosis and treatment, without suggesting any predictions. None of the treatment is surgical, only include the use of medications on the affected body part or ingestion. The matrix is sometimes treated as a source of suffering that manifest in other parts of the body. According to Suda, the ancient Greek physician from Ephesus Soranus practiced in Alexandria and later in Rome. He was the chief representative of the medical school known as the Methodists. His treatise Gynaikeia still exists (with a Latin translation of the sixth century written by Muscio, a doctor from the same school).

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