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February 13, 1926

UNUSUAL BILE DUCT VISUALIZATION BY ROENTGENOGRAMS OF BARIUM MEAL

JAMA. 1926;86(7):476-478. doi:10.1001/jama.1926.02670330020007
Abstract

The case we are reporting presents certain features which we have been unable to find reported in the literature.

REPORT OF CASE  W. H., a man, aged 70, was admitted, April 12, 1924, to the R. W. Long Hospital, with the complaint of pain and cramping in the right upper quadrant of the abdomen. His health previously had been essentially good except for repeated attacks of "stomach trouble" during a rather indefinite period of from twenty to twenty-five years. Five years before his admission to the hospital there was an unusually severe attack, accompanied by considerable prostration and requiring bed rest for some days. This was the only attack in which the patient was markedly jaundiced. Milder attacks of pain and cramping in the right upper quadrant of the abdomen persisted up to the time of admission to the hospital. After his admission there was one very mild attack, which

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