MAURICE B. SIEGEL; BERGEIN M. OVERHOLT
The concept of peptic ulcer as a psychosomatic disease is rapidly gaining ground,1, 2 and apparently with good reason, as the increased abnormal psychic stimuli created by the advent of the war and the need for adjustment to a new environment are all reflected in the many reports of an appreciable increase in the incidence of dyspepsia and ulcer syndrome. Numerous reports from geographically scattered Army General Hospitals3, 4 show a 30 to 35 per cent incidence of proved peptic ulcers in admissions to the Gastrointestinal Services of these hospitals. Hurst,5 in his survey of digestive disorders in the
SIEGEL MB, OVERHOLT BM. BLEEDING PEPTIC ULCER IN A YOUNG AVIATION CADET: REPORT OF CASE1. Ann Intern Med. ;22:287–290. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-22-2-287
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1945;22(2):287-290.
Gastroenterology/Hepatology, Peptic Disease, Peptic Ulcer.
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