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This study is based on observations made on more than 300 cases of thrombo-angiitis obliterans seen in the Mayo Clinic in the years 1922 to 1927 inclusive. Each year has seen an increase in the number of cases recorded in this clinic; at present the ratio of patients with this disease to all males registering is approximately 1:400. The study includes the pathologic examination of fifty amputated specimens, twenty-seven of which were studied by Mahorner. The comparatively recent recognition of the disease, its peculiar sex and age frequency, together with the racial predilection and the probability of its increasing incidence
Thrombo-Angiitis Obliterans. Clinical, Physiologic and Pathologic Studies.. Ann Intern Med. 1929;2:1118–1119. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-2-10-1118
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1929;2(10):1118-1119.
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