ISADORE OLEF, M.D.
This content is PDF only. Please click on the PDF icon to access.
Chlorosis is defined by Patek and Heath1 as "a hypochromic anemia in adolescent girls and young women, usually associated with gastrointestinal and menstrual disorders." According to many observers, Naegeli2 and Witts3 among others, this condition, previously common, has become a disease largely of historical interest. Many of the younger clinicians who have not seen typical cases of classical adolescent chlorosis are inclined to doubt altogether the existence of this type of anemia. There is no doubt that chlorosis was quite frequent a quarter of a century ago. Its high incidence then, however, was more apparent than real. This is obvious
OLEF I. CHLOROSIS1. Ann Intern Med. 1937;10:1654–1663. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-10-11-1654
Download citation file:
Published: Ann Intern Med. 1937;10(11):1654-1663.
Education and Training.
Results provided by:
Copyright © 2019 American College of Physicians. All Rights Reserved.
Print ISSN: 0003-4819 | Online ISSN: 1539-3704
Conditions of Use