JACOB LICHSTEIN, M.D., F.A.C.P.
The phenomenon of benign prolapse of gastric mucosa into the duodenum has engaged the interest of a number of clinical observers, and the bibliography on the subject has recently assumed considerable proportions. In a previous communication1 we correlated the clinical, roentgenologic and gastroscopic findings in a series of 52 cases of prolapse of gastric mucosa. An attempt was made at that time to evaluate the possible associated factors in this syndrome of abnormal gastric motility, and to define its clinical status more clearly. In this study we came to realize that other lesions of the pylorus and duodenum simulated the
LICHSTEIN J. THE DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS OF BENIGN PROLAPSE OF GASTRIC MUCOSA(THE DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS OF BENIGN PROLAPSE OF GASTRIC MUCOSA*). Ann Intern Med. 1955;42:44–58. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-42-1-44
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