WM. M. JAMES, M.D., F.A.C.P.
That manifestation of intestinal ulceration due to infection with E. histolytica and known as amebic dysentery has been fully described with reference to its etiology, pathology, symptomatology and diagnosis. The dysentery itself may be due to a generalized ulceration of the entire large bowel with consequent colitis, or the ulcers may be confined to the sigmoid and rectum, and dysentery may follow this localized irritation.
For some years past it has also been known that quite severe and extensive amebic ulceration of the cecum, or the flexures, or other individual parts of the large bowel may occur without dysentery, or
JAMES WM. Some Observations of Intestinal Amebiasis Due to Infection with Entamoeba Histolytica1. Ann Intern Med. ;2:171–176. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-2-2-171
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1928;2(2):171-176.
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