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Fistula of the Anus and Rectum.

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By DRUECK CHARLES JOHN. , M.D., F.A.C.S., Professor of Rectal Diseases in the Post Graduate Hospital and Medical School, Chicago. 318 pages, 66 original illustrations. F. A. Davis Company; , Philadelphia: . 1927.. Price in cloth, $3.50.

Ann Intern Med. 1927;1(4):265-266. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-1-4-265
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As the author points out in his preface, every general practitioner of medicine is called upon to advise or treat patients suffering from rectal fistulae and many times, if not usually, finds himself confronted by a confusing array of symptoms and conditions with which he feels unable to cope. As a rule little attention is paid in the clinics of our medical schools to this great class of conditions which are by no means infrequent, but on the contrary, constitute a very common class of complaints in the public at large. Because of the numerous and diversified opinions as to


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