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FOREIGN CORRESPONDENCE.

FOREIGN CORRESPONDENCE. PARIS LETTER. Paris, July 4, 1884. Dr. Debove has recently introduced a new treatment for simple ulcer of the stomach, based on the pathogeny and the anatomical lesions of this affection. Simple ulcer of the stomach was for a long time considered to be of a tuberculous origin, then cancerous, typhic, and even dysenteric. Later on, it was attributed to inflammation of the mucous membrane of the stomach, which opinion was evidently more correct than the preceding. Finally, Rokitanski enunciated a theory which is now in vogue, as it better explains the nature of the disease, and thus leads to a more rational system of treatment. According to Rokitanski's theory, the ulcer in the stomach would originate in the disturbance of the circulatory system in a circumscribed portion of the mucous membrane of that organ, which would weaken its vitality to such a degree as to allow itself to be http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA American Medical Association

FOREIGN CORRESPONDENCE.

JAMA , Volume III (6) – Aug 9, 1884

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American Medical Association
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Copyright © 1884 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.
ISSN
0098-7484
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1538-3598
DOI
10.1001/jama.1884.02390550025010
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Abstract

PARIS LETTER. Paris, July 4, 1884. Dr. Debove has recently introduced a new treatment for simple ulcer of the stomach, based on the pathogeny and the anatomical lesions of this affection. Simple ulcer of the stomach was for a long time considered to be of a tuberculous origin, then cancerous, typhic, and even dysenteric. Later on, it was attributed to inflammation of the mucous membrane of the stomach, which opinion was evidently more correct than the preceding. Finally, Rokitanski enunciated a theory which is now in vogue, as it better explains the nature of the disease, and thus leads to a more rational system of treatment. According to Rokitanski's theory, the ulcer in the stomach would originate in the disturbance of the circulatory system in a circumscribed portion of the mucous membrane of that organ, which would weaken its vitality to such a degree as to allow itself to be

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JAMAAmerican Medical Association

Published: Aug 9, 1884

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