BENJAMIN A. GOULEY, M.D.
There has been in recent years a renewed interest in the pulmonary lesions of rheumatic fever. Rabinowitz1 (1926), basing his opinion upon clinical data, felt that there was a distinct rheumatic pneumopathy. In conjunction with Eiman, in 1927, we described certain previously unrecorded gross and histologic pulmonary lesions occurring in rheumatic fever,2 and we elaborated upon these in 1932.3 We concluded that pulmonary involvement in rheumatic fever was common and the changes specific. In the meantime, other reports appeared in England (Naish, 19284; Fraser,5 1930), based on independent observations and with similar conclusions.
We judge by the references that come
GOULEY BA. THE ACUTE AND SUBACUTE PULMONARY INVOLVEMENT IN RHEUMATIC FEVER WITH NOTES ON THE COMPLICATION OF BASAL PULMONARY COLLAPSE1. Ann Intern Med. ;11:626–637. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-11-4-626
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1937;11(4):626-637.
Infectious Disease, Pulmonary/Critical Care, Rheumatology, Streptococcal Infections.
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