ISADORE E. GERBER, M.D.; MILTON MENDLOWITZ, M.D., F.A.C.P.
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A REVIEW of the development of the concept of peripheral thrombophlebitis migrans has been presented by Barker.1 Clinical evidence of vein involvement in the viscera was described as early as 1866 by Sir James Paget.2 Since then there have been additional reports of visceral migratory thrombophlebitis with recovery in most instances. The first fatal case in which a postmortem examination was performed was reported by Kramer3 in 1925. Subsequently four additional cases with autopsy were described.4, 5, 6, 7 Two other cases of multiple venous thromboses with autopsy were published under the title of "Thrombophlebitis migrans."8, 9 In neither case
GERBER IE, MENDLOWITZ M. VISCERAL THROMBOPHLEBITIS MIGRANS1. Ann Intern Med. 1949;30:560–579. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-30-3-560
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