THEODORE H. MORRISON, M.D., F.A.C.P.; MAURICE FELDMAN, M.D.
Although anomalies of the duodenum are occasionally observed in the routine roentgenological examination of the gastrointestinal tract, little attention has been paid to them clinically. With the development of roentgenologic technic in gastroenterology, more of these conditions are being discovered and as a consequence their clinical significance is becoming recognized. Abnormalities of the duodenum are frequently overlooked during an ordinary barium meal study principally on account of the fact that the examiner concentrates his attention on the first part of the duodenum or cap. It is quite probable that, were the entire duodenum studied with the same meticulous care, many
MORRISON TH, FELDMAN M. THE REDUNDANT DUODENUM: CLINICAL SIGNIFICANCE1. Ann Intern Med. ;7:1126–1134. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-7-9-1126
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1934;7(9):1126-1134.
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