Philip Eras, M.D.; Michael J. Goldstein, M.D., F.A.C.P.; Paul Sherlock, M.D., F.A.C.P.
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The incidence, extent, and severity of fungal infection of the gastrointestinal tract were investigated, and the symptoms and complications of such infection are described.
Autopsy protocols at Memorial Hospital for Cancer and Allied Diseases for the years 1960 to 1964, inclusive, were reviewed for evidence of histologically proved fungal involvement of the gastrointestinal tract. One hundred six cases of Candida albicans in the gastrointestinal tract were found. Of these, 72 patients had either leukemia or lymphoma, and the remainder had a variety of other malignant neoplasms. Approximately 10% of all patients with Hodgkin's disease, reticulum cell sarcoma, and the leukemias
Eras P, Goldstein MJ, Sherlock P. Monilia Infection of the Gastrointestinal Tract.. Ann Intern Med. ;70:1067. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-70-5-1067_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1969;70(5):1067.
Gastroenterology/Hepatology, Infectious Disease.
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