IRVING A. WARREN, M.D., F.A.C.P.; ISAIAS STRYGLER, M.D.; SIDNEY D. KOBERNICK, M.D., Ph.D.
Amyloidosis secondary to chronic ulcerative colitis is rare, only six cases having been reported in detail. The first was described by Moschcowitz1 in 1936. Additional single cases were reported by Mallory2 in 1947, Jensen et al.3 in 1950, and Frenkel and Groen4 in 1954. In 1955 Mandelbaum and Bryk5 described two instances in a series of 108 cases of chronic ulcerative colitis autopsied at Mt. Sinai Hospital, New York, over a 20-year period. A few additional cases have also been briefly mentioned or tabulated.6, 7, 8 The following case is, we believe, the seventh to be reported in detail of
WARREN IA, STRYGLER I, KOBERNICK SD. AMYLOIDOSIS SECONDARY TO CHRONIC ULCERATIVE COLITIS1. Ann Intern Med. ;51:795–801. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-51-4-795
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1959;51(4):795-801.
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