O. H. PERRY PEPPER, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Chronic cholangeitis is one of those subjects about which everyone knows the same facts—but no one knows very many. Opinions differ in the current textbooks: Osler states that chronic cholangeitis may possibly occur as a sequel to an acute process but that it is usually secondary to common duct obstruction; Meakins relates it to a previous acute cholangeitis; Rehfuss, to acute cholecystitis or common duct obstruction. Bloomfield does not discuss the chronic forms. Stengel and Kern in the Nelson System describe only catarrhal jaundice and suppurative cholangeitis.
Rolleston and McNee,1 Samuel Weiss2 and other writers of authoritative monographs divide the
PEPPER OHP. SO-CALLED CHOLANGEITIS LENTA: REPORT OF A CASE DYING WITH ULCERATIVE ENDOCARDITIS1. Ann Intern Med. 1939;13:530–535. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-13-3-530
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1939;13(3):530-535.
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