GEORGE B. EUSTERMAN, M.D., F.A.C.P.
In this article I have, except occasionally, purposely excluded from consideration cases of icterus neonatorum, or congenital defects of the biliary tract, cases of jaundice the result of obvious hepatotoxins such as arsphenamine, chloroform and arsenic, or of industrial poisons, and cases of septic poisoning, infectious disease, cardiovascular disease, syphilis, decompensated portal cirrhosis, epidemic (catarrhal) jaundice, obvious primary hypertrophic biliary cirrhosis (Hanot), pancreatic cysts, carotinemia and advanced metastatic carcinoma of the liver. The material selected represents a fairly consecutive series of cases which are, to a large extent, representative of the type in which surgical measures for the relief of
EUSTERMAN GB. Errors in the Diagnosis of Diseases Associated with Jaundice: Observations Based on 533 Cases Verified by Operation or Necropsy. Ann Intern Med. ;6:608–621. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-6-5-608
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