DAVID NIEMETZ, M.D.; ARCHER SOKOL, M.D.; LESTER MEISTER, M.D.
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A review of the available literature1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 of the past 10 years with reference to this uncommon anomaly, in its isolated form or in association with cystic disease of other organs, indicates that its diagnosis in the reported cases has been established at autopsy or by recourse to laparotomy. This report is presented to illustrate the diagnosis by means of peritoneoscopy.
Case 1. A Mexican female, 68 years of age, entered the Los Angeles County General Hospital July 25, 1946, complaining of loss of appetite, increasing fatigue, and weight
NIEMETZ D, SOKOL A, MEISTER L. POLYCYSTIC DISEASE OF THE LIVER; REPORT OF TWO CASES DIAGNOSED BY PERITONEOSCOPY*. Ann Intern Med. 1949;31:319–324. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-31-2-319
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1949;31(2):319-324.
Gastroenterology/Hepatology, Liver Disease.
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