Introduction and definition of terms.
Gross and microscopic anatomy of the colon.
Physiology of the colon.
Clinical aspects of nonspecific ulcerative colitis.
Mode of onset.
Duration of symptoms.
Analysis of special symptoms and signs.
Character of stools.
Loss in weight.
Miscellaneous laboratory data.
Duration and course of nonspecific ulcerative colitis.
Cause of death.
Bacteriology of nonspecific ulcerative colitis.
Pathology of nonspecific ulcerative colitis.
Theories as to the etiology of nonspecific ulcerative colitis.
INTRODUCTION AND DEFINITION OF TERMS
The subject of ulcerative colitis of unknown etiology has received comparatively little attention since the condition was first described by Wilks1 and White.2 Its prevalence and rapid spread in asylums in England at that time, particularly in those for the isane,
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