WILLIAM D. DAVIS JR., M.D.; WALTER S. CULPEPPER, M.D.
The pathologic demonstration of the changes occurring during the course of cirrhosis of the liver has, until the recent revival of interest in liver biopsy, depended on the collection of single specimens of series of postmortem examinations or sporadic operations. Only rarely has there been available more than one observation on a given patient. Consequently, a series of liver biopsies obtained during a period of acute activity in a case of cirrhosis of the liver is of sufficient interest to justify reporting this case.
G. W. T., a 42 year old white highway engineer, was admitted to Touro
DAVIS WD, CULPEPPER WS. CIRRHOSIS OF THE LIVER ASSOCIATED WITH ALCOHOLISM; REPORT OF ACUTE EXACERBATION WITH SERIAL LIVER BIOPSIES1. Ann Intern Med. ;29:942–958. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-29-5-942
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1948;29(5):942-958.
Gastroenterology/Hepatology, Liver Disease.
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