DON M. LEDUC
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This paper comprises a review of all cases of cirrhosis of the liver which have occurred in the pathology service of the University of Michigan from the year 1895 through the major part of the year 1925, with the exception of all cases of central cirrhosis, biliary cirrhosis, fatty cirrhosis, and four cases that could not be definitely classified. Special emphasis is placed upon the concomitant presence of histological evidence of syphilis, either in the liver, or elsewhere in the body.
An exhaustive resumé of the literature was not attempted. Cirrhosis of the liver was described as a hardening of
LEDUC DM. A Study of Atrophic Cirrhosis of the Liver in Relationship to Syphilis1. Ann Intern Med. ;2:932–935. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-2-9-932
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1929;2(9):932-935.
Gastroenterology/Hepatology, Infectious Disease, Liver Disease, Sexually Transmitted Infections.
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