J. ARNOLD BARGEN, M.D.; MANDRED W. COMFORT, M.D.
It has been shown that in 10 per cent of cases of chronic ulcerative colitis multiple polyps of the large intestine develop eventually. This estimate is based on a statistical study of 693 cases of chronic ulcerative colitis reported before this association a year ago. The patients in this series had had symptoms of the colitis for months or years and many had not had specific treatment. Just how this percentage will be altered in the future can not be foreseen, but statistics indicate that it will be reduced favorably. It is difficult also to determine what share of total
BARGEN JA, COMFORT MW. The Association of Chronic Ulcerative Colitis and Multiple Polyps1. Ann Intern Med. 1930;4:122–133. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-4-2-122
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