I. I. CASH; L. S. PILCHER; A. E. RAPPOPORT; W. A. BARKER
Since 1932 when Crohn, Ginzburg, and Oppenheimer1 first published their paper on 13 cases showing necrotizing cicatricial inflammation of the terminal ileum, many reports have appeared in the literature on the subject of granulomatous ileocolitis, commonly called "regional ileitis." Reports of cases showing widespread involvement of the cecum, ascending and transverse colon, as well as of the terminal ileum are uncommon. Bockus and his associates report 21 cases of regional ileocolitis,2 seven of which showed involvement of terminal ileum and colon proximal to the sigmoid. Ravdin and Johnston3 in a summary of the literature tabulate 10 instances in a series
CASH II, PILCHER LS, RAPPOPORT AE, BARKER WA. REGIONAL ILEITIS INVOLVING THE ILEUM, CECUM, ASCENDING COLON, AND TRANSVERSE COLON1. Ann Intern Med. ;25:351–362. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-25-2-351
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1946;25(2):351-362.
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