DEWEY W. JOHNSTON, M.D.
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It has been about a century since chyluria was first recognized and its significance appreciated. The disease has been uncommon in this country. The exact pathogenesis is obscure. No satisfactory definitive therapy has yet been found. The following case is one of chyluria of parasitic origin.
History: A 40 year old white male veteran was admitted to this hospital for the first and only time in November, 1952. He gave a history of a febrile illness associated with vomiting, malaise and bilateral orchitis while serving in the China-Burma-India Theatre in 1943. Shortly thereafter he was told he had
JOHNSTON DW. CHYLURIA: CASE REPORT AND REVIEW OF LITERATURE1. Ann Intern Med. 1955;42:931–937. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-42-4-931
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1955;42(4):931-937.
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