H. EDWARD MACMAHON; S. J. THANNHAUSER
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Evidence of skin xanthoma with chronic jaundice and liver disease in relatively rare cases has been recognized for a long time and recorded in the literature by various authors: Addison and Gull,1 1851; Moxon,2 1873; Pye-Smith,3 1873; Hutchinson, Sangster and Crocker,4 1882; Balzer,5 1884; Hardaway,6 1890; Futcher,7 1905; Posner,8 1909; Chvostek,9 1911; Dyke,10 1928; Weidman and Freeman,11 1924; Buerger,12 1934; Weidman and Boston,13 1937. However no attempts were made to match various characteristic symptoms to a definite clinical entity. Thannhauser and Magendantz14 in 1937 and Thannhauser15 in 1940 described as "xanthomatous biliary cirrhosis" a typical clinical syndrome characterized by the
MACMAHON HE, THANNHAUSER SJ. XANTHOMATOUS BILIARY CIRRHOSIS (A CLINICAL SYNDROME)1. Ann Intern Med. ;30:121–179. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-30-1-121
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1949;30(1):121-179.
Biliary Disorders, Gastroenterology/Hepatology, Liver Disease.
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