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January 19, 1901

Ulcers of the Stomach and Duodenum and its Consequences.

JAMA. 1901;XXXVI(3):197-198. doi:10.1001/jama.1901.02470030053020

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This volume is divided into four parts, the first dealing with the pathology and anatomy of gastric and duodenal ulcer, while the other three are devoted to the clinical aspects of the disease and its sequelæ. The data as regards the morbid anatomy were obtained from the results of over 1000 cases of gastric ulcer, and between 100 and 200 of ulcer of the duodenum taken exclusively from hospital records. The authors find the disease may occur either idiopathically or follow the course of some other malady. In the former case it is most common in young women, while in the latter it is not infrequently the cause of death in certain infective complaints in connection with heart and liver diseases. The book is very fully illustrated, especially in its earlier portion, and is an excellent monograph of its special subject. The illustrations are largely from photographs and are better

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