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Obstetrics and Gynecology
Where they save one, they murder many.
Dr. William Hunter (1718-1783)
It was only within the last several hundred years that the study and treatment of conditions affecting women were considered appropriate for review by the established medical community. Even into the 19th century, Victorian prohibitions and gender bias prevented an accurate and thorough evaluation of women’s diseases.
Anatomia Uteri Humani Gravidi (1774) by Dr. William Hunter
a famous illustration of the gravid uterus