ALLAN M. GOLDMAN, M.D., F.A.C.P.; JAMES D. RIVES, M.D.
This case is presented in the hope of contributing something of value to the literature on vascular accidents. From the history obtained it was difficult to estimate how long the mesenteric thrombosis had been present when the patient was first seen. The history was superficial owing to the condition of the patient and the inability of his wife to confirm the sequence of events.
The chief complaint was generalized, knife-like abdominal pain, radiating through to the back and most severe in the right lower quadrant. The patient, a 48 year old white male in the automotive accessory business,
GOLDMAN AM, RIVES JD. A CASE OF MESENTERIC VENOUS THROMBOSIS WITH SURVIVAL1. Ann Intern Med. ;31:329–339. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-31-2-329
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1949;31(2):329-339.
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