ERIC L. COOPER, M.D.
Familial acholuric jaundice, frequently called congenital hemolytic icterus, is a relatively uncommon disease. In a city of approximately one million inhabitants, Melbourne, Australia, there are at least three families known to be afflicted with this inherited blood dyscrasia.
The family here recorded is apparently in no way connected with any of the families previously reported from Australia and the patients present rather unusual bone and facial abnormalities.
In all, 10 individuals in three generations have been affected. Three case histories follow:
Case 1. Myra B., a female aged 14 years, was admitted to hospital in 1921 after attacks
COOPER EL. FAMILIAL ACHOLURIC JAUNDICE ASSOCIATED WITH BONE CHANGES(FAMILIAL ACHOLURIC JAUNDICE ASSOCIATED WITH BONE CHANGES*). Ann Intern Med. 1941;15:858–868. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-15-5-858
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1941;15(5):858-868.
Hematology/Oncology, Red Cell Disorders.
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