JULIUS FRIEDENWALD, M.D., F.A.C.P.; THEODORE H. MORRISON, M.D., F.A.C.P.
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Many conflicting views concerning the significance of chronic appendicitis have been held during the past 10 to 15 years. While some clinicians have attributed many disturbances occurring in the abdomen to this cause, others have held that it in itself has but slight clinical significance. According to the latter conception, so-called chronic appendicitis is not a disease in which the symptoms are due entirely to the appendix alone, but one in which many other abdominal as well as other factors play an important rôle.
It is a well recognized fact, that since the advent of roentgenology numerous variations in the
FRIEDENWALD J, MORRISON TH. The Clinical Significance of So-Called Chronic Appendicitis12. Ann Intern Med. ;5:1–8. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-5-1-1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1931;5(1):1-8.
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