JULIUS FRIEDENWALD, M.D.; MAURICE FELDMAN, M.D.; LEWIS J. ROSENTHAL, M.D.
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Mucous colitis may be characterized as an affection in which more or less mucus is discharged from the bowel usually associated with colic and in which functional nervous manifestations are prominent.
The first allusion to colitis is noted in Chronicles 11, Chapter 21, verses 12-19. "Thou shalt have great sickness by disease of thy bowels until thy bowels fall out by reason of the sickness day by day." It was first accurately described by Richard Powell in 1818 and in this country by Mason Good2 (1825) under the name of diarrhea tubularis. According to Woodward, however, Fernelius3 was the first
FRIEDENWALD J, FELDMAN M, ROSENTHAL LJ. Mucous Colitis1: Observations in 500 Cases,. Ann Intern Med. ;3:521–545. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-3-6-521
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1929;3(6):521-545.
Gastroenterology/Hepatology, Irritable Bowel Syndrome.
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