RAMON A. SIFRE; HARVEY W. PHELPS; NORMAN J. COLE; CECIL H. KIMBALL
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Although non-parasitic cystic disease of the liver is a comparatively rare pathologic entity, it is encountered with sufficient frequency that the internist should certainly be aware of its manifestations. From a review of the literature it would appear that this condition can make itself evident at any period of life. Witzel1 and Sanger and Klopp1 in 1880 reported cases of large solitary cysts of the liver found in fetuses which, in both instances, were of such a size as to complicate delivery of the child. Bagot3 in 1892 reported a similar case of a liver cyst containing 2½ gallons of
SIFRE RA, PHELPS HW, COLE NJ, KIMBALL CH. NONPARASITIC CYSTIC DISEASE OF THE LIVER1. Ann Intern Med. 1955;42:1288–1297. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-42-6-1288
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1955;42(6):1288-1297.
Gastroenterology/Hepatology, Liver Disease.
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