HENRY A. CHRISTIAN, F.A.C.P.
A note on an unusual clinical picture is not inappropriate for a Festschrift to Joseph H. Pratt, who always has been an exponent of the art of being interested in the very unusual as well as the very common disease combinations of man. He is and always has been a keen clinician with an extraordinarily complete knowledge of medical bibliography.
An accumulation of pleural fluid in combination with cirrhosis of the liver appears to be not very unusual. Rolleston and McNee1 quote Vedel and Puech as estimating it to occur in one-seventh to one-sixth of all cases, more often on
CHRISTIAN HA. BLOODY PLEURAL FLUID, AN UNUSUAL COMPLICATION OF CIRRHOSIS OF THE LIVER1. Ann Intern Med. ;10:1621–1623. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-10-11-1621
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1937;10(11):1621-1623.
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