WILLIAM S. MCCANN, M. D.; JANE DYE, A. B.
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The brilliant specific results of liver therapy in pernicious anemia announced by Minot and Murphy4, following upon the demonstration by Whipple and Robscheit-Robbins8 of the importance of liver feeding in the chronic anemias of dogs, induced by repeated bleeding, have led to a widespread attempt to treat all anemias with liver. In many of the so-called seccondary anemias the response to liver therapy is only partially successful and in others entirely disappointing, when compared with the results in pernicious anemia.
It is the object of this paper to present the clinical features of a group of anemic patients, all of
MCCANN WS, DYE J. Chlorotic Anemia with Achlorhydria, Splenomegaly, and Small Corpuscular Diameters1. Ann Intern Med. 1931;4:918–930. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-4-8-918
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1931;4(8):918-930.
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