F. AVERY JONES, M.D., F.R.C.P.
Despite the tremendous amount of research work, peptic ulcer remains one of the outstanding problems of clinical medicine today. My approach has been that of an internist interested in the clinical features and natural history of the disease. In this connection, I wish to mention briefly the difficulties of clinical diagnosis, and then to stress particularly the various ways in which gastric and duodenal ulcer behave independently. These differences may provide some further clues which may help toward the final elucidation of the etiology. Finally, I will refer briefly to the various pathologic mechanisms which seem to play an important
JONES FA. THE PROBLEM OF PEPTIC ULCER1. Ann Intern Med. ;44:63–77. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-44-1-63
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1956;44(1):63-77.
Gastroenterology/Hepatology, Peptic Disease, Peptic Ulcer.
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