S. R. SALZMAN, M.D.
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At this time, when another epidemic of influenza is spreading throughout the country, we may expect again the recurrence of some cases of encephalitis of the so-called epidemic type.
Because of the high mortality and still higher morbidity and the marked economic loss following this disease, everything which may hold out any hope in the treatment of this disease deserves consideration by the medical profession.
This is my excuse for again calling attention to the probable association between gall-bladder disease, or more particularly, gallbladder toxemia, and this type of encephalitis.
Previously I reported (Archives of Neurology and Psychiatry, Nov., 1925
SALZMAN SR. A Further Experience in the Etiology and Treatment of Encephalitis. Ann Intern Med. 1929;2:1076–1080. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-2-10-1076
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1929;2(10):1076-1080.
CNS Infections, Infectious Disease, Neurology.
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