I desire at the outset to give an abstract of the histories of two cases.
—S. C. N., aged 28 years, single, a physician, was admitted to the Medico-Chirurgical Hospital, July 26, 1898. The family history revealed the fact that his father had died of pernicious anemia two years previously. All of the remaining members of his immediate family were living and healthy.The patient had had some of the affections peculiar to childhood, and whooping-cough only two years prior to the onset of his last illness. The disease that caused his death began two months before the date of admission, with an acute onset. The patient first experienced a severe pain in the epigastric region, followed by slight diarrhea. In a few days the latter ceased, and was succeeded by obstinate constipation—a symptom that was present throughout the rest of the illness. Ten days after the date
ANDERS JM. PANCREATIC HEMORRHAGE. WITH REPORT OF TWO CASES; AND A TABULATED LIST OF CASES FOUND IN LITERATURE—FORTY IN NUMBER. JAMA. 1899;XXXIII(23):1391–1397. doi:10.1001/jama.1899.92450750011001e
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