NELSON J. WEISER; EUGENE SPIOTTA; PIERRE EKMAN
At an Army installation drawing much of its patient population from veterans of the Korean war, we have had the opportunity to observe 50 patients with amebiasis. These patients demonstrate the wide variations in the manifestations of this disease, including some which have seldom been reported. They illustrate the difficulties encountered in diagnosis and the frequency with which patients with amebiasis are thought to have a surgical abdominal emergency. We have had an almost unique opportunity for prolonged, close and intensive observation of these patients, one seldom found in private practice, and we have had therapeutic results
WEISER NJ, SPIOTTA E, EKMAN P. EXPERIENCES IN THE DIAGNOSIS AND ANTIBIOTIC THERAPY OF AMEBIASIS: AN ANALYSIS OF 50 CASES1. Ann Intern Med. ;38:1002–1026. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-38-5-1002
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1953;38(5):1002-1026.
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