WALTER LINCOLN PALMER, M.D., F.A.C.P.; RUDOLF SCHINDLER, M.D.; FREDERIC E. TEMPLETON, M.D.; ELEANOR M. HUMPHREYS, M.D.
The occurrence of gastric syphilis has been so well established that further proof of its existence is, in our opinion, not needed.1-31 The instructive case herein reported is of interest because the classical pathologic criteria are so well fulfilled and because the diagnostic difficulties are well illustrated.
The patient, a male 36 years of age, was admitted to the University clinics on November 26, 1940, complaining of anorexia, bloating, distention, abdominal distress, nausea, vomiting and loss of weight. He had been perfectly well until January 1940, when he began to notice a continuing lack of appetite. On May
PALMER WL, SCHINDLER R, TEMPLETON FE, HUMPHREYS EM. SYPHILIS OF THE STOMACH: A CASE REPORT1. Ann Intern Med. 1943;18:393–406. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-18-3-393
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1943;18(3):393-406.
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