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In spite of the extensive literature dealing with the bacteriological and epidemiological features of typhoid cholecystitis, Mallory and Lawson found but three publications with adequate descriptions of the histological picture of this condition. A series of seven cholecystectomies in known typhoid carriers afforded an opportunity for a more complete study than had been accomplished previously. In these seven cases of known pure typhoidal infection the gall bladder contained in each instance, pale, mucoid, clear to moderately turbid, colorless to light yellowish green staining bile. Normal bile was not recovered. Stones were found in all but one case and in one
Chronic Typhoid Cholecystitis.. Ann Intern Med. ;4:1352. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-4-10-1352_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1931;4(10):1352.
Biliary Disorders, Gastroenterology/Hepatology.
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