HUGO A. FREUND, B.A., M.D., F.A.C.P.
It is a paradoxical fact that one of the most accessible and important organs of the body, the liver, is the one about which the least is known. The multiplicity of its functions is appreciated but little understood. Therefore, for practical as well as theoretic purposes, any data concerning liver function, metabolism and pathology are deserving of record.
The baffling part of the liver problem lies in our inability to reproduce in animals conditions frequently found in man. Liver necrosis, hepatitis, cirrhosis, atrophy and regeneration have all been reproduced experimentally with varying degrees of success. These experimental lesions and their
FREUND HA. CLINICAL MANIFESTATIONS AND STUDIES IN PARENCHYMATOUS HEPATITIS1. Ann Intern Med. ;10:1144–1155. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-10-8-1144
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1937;10(8):1144-1155.
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