WILLIAM E. JAHSMAN, M.D., F.A.C.P.; ROBERT H. DURHAM, M.D., F.A.C.P.; NICHOLAS P. DALLIS, M.D.
Few people would question the loyalty and patriotism of the average American. In recent months, however, all of us in the medical profession have seen the occasional young man of the draft age who described symptoms of peripheral vascular disease, just as others talk about trouble with the heart, the lungs, or the gastrointestinal tract, apparently in the hope that he might thus evade military service. When such suggestive peripheral blood vessel symptoms are described, we, as examining physicians, should remember that thromboangiitis obliterans can and does occur in young men, and make every effort to rule this disease in
JAHSMAN WE, DURHAM RH, DALLIS NP. RECOGNITION OF INCIPIENT THROMBOANGIITIS OBLITERANS IN YOUNG DRAFTEES1. Ann Intern Med. ;18:164–176. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-18-2-164
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1943;18(2):164-176.
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