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July 16, 1904

PERNICIOUS ANEMIA AND ITS RELATION TO GASTRIC DIGESTION, BASED ON TWENTY-FIVE CASES.

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BUFFALO, N. Y.

JAMA. 1904;XLIII(3):165-169. doi:10.1001/jama.1904.92500030002a
Abstract

The group of twenty-five cases reported in this paper represents about one-half of the private and hospital cases which have come under my observation during the past ten years. Unfortunately, the records of a number of cases are so faulty as to render them unavailable for careful analysis. In presenting these reports the aim is made to consider the disease from each of three standpoints: First, the general condition of the patient; second, the gastric digestion; third, the blood.

The stomach examinations, so far as relates to the chemistry, were made mostly by Dr. Allen Jones; the blood examinations by Dr. A. E. Woehnert. Nearly all of these cases were referred to me for diagnosis, and in many it became impossible to follow systematically the subsequent state of the digestion. As will be seen in the history of individual cases, the patient almost uniformly complained of dyspnea,

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