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September 1927

CIRRHOSIS OF THE PANCREAS AND LIVER IN AN INFANT

Author Affiliations

AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS
From the Emma Hospital for Sick Children.

Am J Dis Child. 1927;34(3):372-383. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1927.04130210047004
Abstract

In June, 1926, I1 described the morbid anatomy in a case of diabetes in which the onset occurred at the age of 8 months. In this case, a normal pancreatic gland was found. The following case is worthy of description because it shows the opposite of this condition. I did not consider it a case of syphilis or of diabetes, and a pathologic examination afterward showed the typical characteristics of a diabetic pancreas.

REPORT OF CASE  History.—A. was the third child of healthy parents; the other two children were healthy. The mother had not had any abortions. The child was born at term, but weighed only 2,650 Gm. The mother could say with certainty that the child was yellow on the seventh day; whether it was yellow before that she could not say definitely. The yellow tint never went away after the seventh day. The child was fed

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