JOSEPH G. PASTERNACK, M.D.
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A casual survey of the literature on diseases of the pancreas discloses surprising periodic surges of interest in this organ, some of which have been epochal. As our familiarity with pancreatic disorders increases, functional tests and diagnostic aids evolve and existing ones are used more critically.
Roentgenologic exploration of the abdomen is not yet on the same plane of precision and importance as the chest plate. Our knowledge and interpretation of anomalous shadows in the abdomen consequently have not attained the same diagnostic reliability. However, the increasing frequency of reports on pancreatolithiasis in the last few years is an indication
PASTERNACK JG. CALCAREOUS PANCREATITIS; REPORT OF THREE CASES WITH AUTOPSIES*. Ann Intern Med. 1943;19:757–767. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-19-5-757
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1943;19(5):757-767.
Gastroenterology/Hepatology, Pancreatic Disease.
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