PHILIP W. BROWN, M.D., F.A.C.P.; JOHN DEJ. PEMBERTON, M.D.
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Reports on solitary ulcer of the ileum and on ulcer of Meckel's diverticulum indicate such difficulty in diagnosis, as well as such high surgical mortality that we are endeavoring to present a clearer conception of the problems presented by these two conditions.
There are several excellent reports in the American literature on hemorrhage and perforation attributable to ulcer in or near a Meckel's diverticulum, but little has been written on solitary ulcer of the ileum. In the foreign literature is the paper of Oudard and Jean, who collected reports of 56 cases (37 of ileal ulcer and 19 of jejunal
BROWN PW, PEMBERTON JD. SOLITARY ULCER OF THE ILEUM AND ULCER OF MECKEL'S DIVERTICULUM*. Ann Intern Med. 1936;9:1684–1702. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-9-12-1684
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1936;9(12):1684-1702.
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