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To the Editor.—In the September issue of the Archives (110:1133, 1975), the following statement caught my attention: "Nonspecific colitis proximal to an obstructing colonic carcinoma has appeared in the surgical literature for over 20 years." Maybe that is why some of the surgical literature "stinks."
FRED HL. Feculent, Not Fecund. Arch Surg. 1975;110(12):1517. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1975.01360180087024