EDWARD B. BLUM, M.D.; NATHAN MITCHELL, M.D., F.A.C.P.
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Hemorrhagic manifestations occurring during the course of Boeck's sarcoid are distinctly unusual. In a review of the literature we have been able to find only 10 cases in which hemorrhage has been a prominent sign or has actually been the cause of death. Rubin and Pinner1 reported a series of 25 autopsies of sarcoidosis from the literature and added a case of their own. Of these 26 cases, two presented purpura as important clinical features. Berblinger is the author of case 9 in Pinner and Rubin's series. His case was that of a 25 year old man who was admitted
BLUM EB, MITCHELL N. MASSIVE GASTROINTESTINAL HEMORRHAGE IN A CASE OF BOECK'S SARCOID1. Ann Intern Med. 1952;36:185–195. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-36-1-185
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1952;36(1):185-195.
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