HOWARD P. LEWIS, M.D., F.A.C.P.
The symptoms and signs of liver disease have suffered from under-emphasis in recent years as sharper focus has been brought to bear on the greatly expanded knowledge of the physiology and laboratory methods of study of this organ. Nevertheless, careful analysis of the history and physical findings still remains essential for the early recognition of liver disease and its complications, and for the evaluation of many facets of its progress. In this respect, liver pain is highly important. It is interesting to note how often scant attention is paid to the liver as a source of abdominal pain. Actually, no
LEWIS HP. PAIN IN ACUTE AND CHRONIC DISEASES OF THE LIVER1. Ann Intern Med. 1951;35:878–888. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-35-4-878
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1951;35(4):878-888.
Gastroenterology/Hepatology, Liver Disease.
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