GORDON W. BRIGGS; RAMON A. SIFRE; EDWIN L. OVERHOLT
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Pneumatosis cystoides intestinalis (pneumatosis cystoides intestorum hominis, gas cyst of intestine, pneumatosis cystoides intestini) is an uncommon condition characterized by multiple gas-containing cysts found in various portions of the gastrointestinal tract. The case described extensively by Bang1, 2, 3 in 1876 is usually quoted as the first authentic case. Finney,2 in 1908, was the first to report a case in the American literature. Mills3 gave an extensive review of the subject, with three of his own cases bringing the total to 100 reported cases in 1925. In 1940 Jackson4 reported one case of his own, and cited 172 cases reported
BRIGGS GW, SIFRE RA, OVERHOLT EL. PNEUMATOSIS CYSTOIDES INTESTINALIS: REPORT OF A CASE*. Ann Intern Med. 1954;40:618–626. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-40-3-618
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1954;40(3):618-626.
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