W. W. G. MACLACHLAN, M.D.; DEWAYNE G. RICHEY, M.D.
That there is often a close clinical relationship between tonsillitis and acute rheumatic fever is an established fact. With this in mind, many individuals have conducted investigations relative to the bacteriological and pathological aspects of both tonsillitis and rheumatic fever. Inasmuch as the scope of the subject at hand has not embraced a consideration of its bacteriologic phases, our interest in the results of these endeavors has centered around those appertaining to the histopathological pictures obtained in the various tissues of man, and of the experimental animal. In this regard the recent work of Clawson, (1) who has demonstrated in
MACLACHLAN WWG, RICHEY DG. The Histopathology of the Tonsil in Acute Rheumatic Fever and Chorea1. Ann Intern Med. ;1:506–512. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-1-7-506
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1928;1(7):506-512.
Infectious Disease, Neurology, Rheumatology, Streptococcal Infections.
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