JOHN CHAPMAN, M.A., M.D.
The literature on diverticulosis of the small intestine prior to 1900 is very scattered and difficult to secure. Since much of it is adequately summarized in later articles, no attempt has been made to extend this present review back farther than 1897.
In that year Grassberger13 reported a case of a man 73 years old who was admitted to the hospital in a moribund condition. There was a history of gastrointestinal symptoms of long duration and more recently of hematemesis. Autopsy showed hernial defects of the peritoneum, peptic ulcer, and diverticula of the duodenum, of the first 50 cm. of
CHAPMAN J. REPORT OF A CASE OF DIVERTICULOSIS OF THE SMALL INTESTINE WITH A CRITICAL REVIEW OF RECENT LITERATURE1. Ann Intern Med. ;7:1376–1390. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-7-11-1376
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1934;7(11):1376-1390.
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