JOSEPH POST, M.D., F.A.C.P.; SIDNEY GELLIS, M.D.; HAROLD J. LINDENAUER, M.D.
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The widespread occurrence of infectious hepatitis throughout the world during the past several years has been the stimulus for intensive investigation of this disease. Great advances have been made concerning the etiologic, clinical and laboratory characteristics of this disease, particularly in its acute form. Different forms of sequelae have been described in the older and in the more recent literature. The variations in degree of severity have been wide— from asymptomatic, presumably innocuous, hyperbilirubinemia to disabling chronic cirrhosis of the liver.1 Our interest in this problem has been the study of the natural history of the disease, with particular
POST J, GELLIS S, LINDENAUER HJ. STUDIES ON THE SEQUELAE OF ACUTE INFECTIOUS HEPATITIS*. Ann Intern Med. 1950;33:1378–1397. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-33-6-1378
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1950;33(6):1378-1397.
Gastroenterology/Hepatology, Infectious Disease, Liver Disease, Viral Hepatitis.
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