MAURICE B. SIEGEL; BERGEIN M. OVERHOLT
The concept of peptic ulcer as a psychosomatic disease is rapidly gaining ground,1, 2 and apparently with good reason, as the increased abnormal psychic stimuli created by the advent of the war and the need for adjustment to a new environment are all reflected in the many reports of an appreciable increase in the incidence of dyspepsia and ulcer syndrome. Numerous reports from geographically scattered Army General Hospitals3, 4 show a 30 to 35 per cent incidence of proved peptic ulcers in admissions to the Gastrointestinal Services of these hospitals. Hurst,5 in his survey of digestive disorders in the
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SIEGEL MB, OVERHOLT BM. BLEEDING PEPTIC ULCER IN A YOUNG AVIATION CADET: REPORT OF CASE(BLEEDING PEPTIC ULCER IN A YOUNG AVIATION CADET: REPORT OF CASE*). Ann Intern Med. 1945;22:287–290. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-22-2-287
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1945;22(2):287-290.
Gastroenterology/Hepatology, Peptic Disease, Peptic Ulcer.
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