EMANUEL W. LIPSCHUTZ, M.D., F.A.C.P.; DAVID CAPSON, M.D.
The increasing incidence of and interest in hepatitis in the last decade is clearly discernible from the constantly rising volume of literature on the subject. In the past several years we have encountered numerous cases of jaundice in various age groups in which the correct diagnosis became apparent after a brief survey, including various laboratory procedures in conjunction with a short period of clinical observation. In several cases, however, the history and the laboratory studies left the clinical picture sufficiently confused as to necessitate more involved diagnostic procedures, such as cholangiography, liver biopsy and even exploratory laparotomy.
These patients presented
LIPSCHUTZ EW, CAPSON D. "CHOLANGIOLITIC HEPATITIS," WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO ITS PHYSIOPATHOLOGIC CONCEPT, DIAGNOSIS AND THERAPY1. Ann Intern Med. 1955;43:1037–1047. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-43-5-1037
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1955;43(5):1037-1047.
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