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December 11, 1967

Biliary Tract Disease Among the Navajos

Author Affiliations

From Public Health Service Indian Hospital, Shiprock, NM. Dr. Brown is now at Tulane University, New Orleans. Dr. Christensen is now at the University of Utah, Salt Lake City.

JAMA. 1967;202(11):1050-1052. doi:10.1001/jama.1967.03130240092021
Abstract

From a review of 105 consecutive cases of primary biliary tract disease involving surgery at Public Health Service Indian Hospital, Shiprock, NM, it seems that the disease appears earlier among Navajos and is more aggressive than in other populations.

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