WYNDHAM B. BLANTON, F.A.C.P.; FRANK M. BLANTON
Most patients with jaundice are considered to have either organic disease of the liver or biliary passages or hemolytic disease. Occasionally one sees a patient who does not fall into either of these two groups.
A 26 year old male student for the ministry was examined in September, 1951, because of persistent jaundice. He had been well until 1943, at which time he developed diarrhea and was found to be jaundiced. He was put to bed for two weeks. During this time his icterus and diarrhea gradually subsided. Since then he has had frequent exacerbations of jaundice, accompanied
BLANTON WB, BLANTON FM. CONSTITUTIONAL HEPATIC DYSFUNCTION—FAMILIAL NONHEMOLYTIC JAUNDICE1. Ann Intern Med. 1955;43:598–601. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-43-3-598
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1955;43(3):598-601.
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