JOHN H. KNEIDEL, M.D.
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Reports of disseminated calcification of the pancreas are becoming more frequent since the suggestion by Beling1 in 1940 that it be distinguished from the more common type of pancreatic lithiasis. Beling found 12 cases from the literature prior to 1940 and added one of his own; Present and Geyman2 added a case in 1947 and claimed that 19 cases were thereby on record. An excellent review by Wirts and Snape3 shows a total of 24 cases, including the two which they reported. Epstein and Isaacs4 reported an additional case in 1948, and Reeves and Moran5 added six more cases, bringing
KNEIDEL JH. DISSEMINATED CALCIFICATION OF THE PANCREAS: REPORT OF TWO CASES1. Ann Intern Med. 1951;34:790–796. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-34-3-790
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1951;34(3):790-796.
Gastroenterology/Hepatology, Pancreatic Disease.
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