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Article
September 1928

PANCREATOGENOUS FATTY DIARRHEA: REPORT OF A CASE

Author Affiliations

COPENHAGEN, DENMARK

From the Medical Department of St. Elizabeth's Hospital, Copenhagen.

Arch Intern Med (Chic). 1928;42(3):352-367. doi:10.1001/archinte.1928.00020020040005
Abstract

A case of pancreatogenous fatty diarrhea caused by chronic pancreatitis with extensive formation of calculi in the secretory ducts is discussed in this article. In a previous paper1 I discussed this condition in detail; I shall now review some problems concerning the pathogenesis of the condition which were not discussed in that paper.

REPORT OF CASE 

History.  —A stevedore, aged 43, was admitted to the hospital on Dec. 17, 1926, and was discharged on March 13, 1927. It was said that he had been born with "scaly skin," ichthyosis; his brother and his uncle were said to have suffered from the same condition. The skin lesions, however, had improved considerably during recent years. Twenty-five years previous to admission he had been a sailor, and had visited a number of ports during a period of one and a half years, but had never been south of Algiers.For the past

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