GERALD KLATSKIN, M.D.; EMANUEL M. RAPPAPORT, M.D.
Recent epidemics of acute infectious hepatitis have been the subject of intensive investigation. Interest has been largely focused on etiology, epidemiology, pathology and treatment, and many important contributions have been made. Relatively little attention has been paid to the residuals and relapses of this disease and many questions regarding its prognosis remain unanswered.
Ninety to 95 per cent of patients with infectious hepatitis apparently recover in a period of two to three months. The clinical course in the remainder varies considerably. We have had an opportunity to study a large number of patients with infectious hepatitis, most of whom have
KLATSKIN G, RAPPAPORT EM. LATE RESIDUALS IN PRESUMABLY CURED ACUTE INFECTIOUS HEPATITIS1. Ann Intern Med. ;26:13–26. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-26-1-13
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1947;26(1):13-26.
Gastroenterology/Hepatology, Infectious Disease, Liver Disease, Viral Hepatitis.
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