BERTRAM M. WINER; JOHN F. BEAKEY; MAURICE S. SEGAL, F.A.C.P.
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Bronchial asthma has been a subject of controversy among clinicians and pathologists since the recognition of this disease. Salter,1 almost a century ago, stated that ". . . asthma is a disease about whose pathology more various and discrepitant ideas prevail than about any other disease that could be named. . . ." The first major study of the pathology of this disease by Huber and Koessler2 in 1922 has been followed by many individual case reports. This literature has recently been reviewed by Rackemann,3 Unger4 and Gay.5 Because of the persistence of varied opinions concerning bronchial asthma, and
WINER BM, BEAKEY JF, SEGAL MS. A CLINICOPATHOLOGIC STUDY OF BRONCHIAL ASTHMA WITH CONSIDERATION OF ITS RELATIONSHIP TO THE "GENERAL ADAPTATION SYNDROME"1. Ann Intern Med. 1950;33:134–162. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-33-1-134
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1950;33(1):134-162.
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