ALVIN E. PRICE; RONALD L. JARDINE
Secondary involvement of the spleen in cases of generalized tuberculosis is not rare. Griffin1 has estimated its occurrence in twenty per cent of adults, while in children he regards it about three times more frequent (50-66 per cent). Others would place these figures still higher, regarding the incidence close to one hundred per cent, "Primary Tuberculosis of the Spleen" on the other hand, as described by Auché2, Bayer3, Block4, Ciacco5, Léon-Kindberg6, Quéne and Baudet7, Sotti8 and others, is found to be much less common. Winternitz10 in 1912 reviewed some fifty-one cases reported up to that time and since then about
PRICE AE, JARDINE RL. Primary Tuberculosis of the Spleen: Its Clinical Resemblance to Banti's Disease.: With a Report of Three Cases1. Ann Intern Med. 1931;4:1574–1583. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-4-12-1574
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1931;4(12):1574-1583.
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