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March 12, 1932

TYPHOID HEPATOCHOLANGEITIS: CURE OF A "CARRIER" OF TWENTY-SIX YEARS' DURATION, WITH A FIVE YEAR "FOLLOW UP"

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Philadelphia

JAMA. 1932;98(11):885-886. doi:10.1001/jama.1932.27320370001010
Abstract

The case reported here deserves to be put on record because it indicates what may be accomplished in severe hepatocholangeitis with the persistent use of modern methods of treatment.1

History.  —C. P. R., a man, aged 52, referred by Dr. Crawford Green of Troy, N. Y., first seen by me, Feb. 23, 1925, had had in 1898, at the age of 26, a fever diagnosed as malaria, while in army service in the Spanish War. This confined him to bed for a few days at a time, alternately defervescing and relapsing over a period of about six weeks. Between the ages of 26 and 30 he had attacks of epigastric pain associated with vomiting, jaundice and fever. These attacks occurred about every two months. Since the age of 30 he had been free from such attacks until June, 1923 (that is, for twenty-one years), but during this period he

References
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A more complete review of the subject appeared in the  Journal of the Medical Society of New Jersey 28:799 ( (Nov.) ) 1931.
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