Journal of Okayama Medical Association
Published by Okayama Medical Association

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流行性肝炎の遠隔成績 第3報 和気郡香登町の流行について

Kosaka, Kiyowo
Seto, Keitaro
Nagashima, Hideo
Hosokawa, Tsutomu
Ogino, Shigemi
Iwahara, Masao
Amako, Takashi
Yoriya, Tsuneo
Maesako, Tadayoshi
Nakadoi, Yoshio
Kawaguchi, Masamitsu
Takeda, Yoshio
Ishida, Tatsuo
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The complete examination was done on the 81 cases, passed for 1 year after the release of treatment under the diagnosis of recovery or after the suspension of treatment at Kagato-Cho, Wake-Gun, Okayama in where there were the prevalence of slight abortive form of epidemic hepatitis. 1. The cases remaining of subjective symptom were 33 (40.7%) and their complaints were mainly same to those on the course of disease. 2. Hepatomegaly in 35 cases (43.2%) and splenomegaly in 12 cases (14.8%) were observed. 3. The cases showing a positive liver function test were 8.6-18.5% and the cases showing only a slight increasion of serum bilirubin were 5 (6.2%). 4. Since the above results, the cases required of treatment were 21 (25.9%), the cases required of care 4 (3.7%). On the other hand, the cases having only subjective symptom without any evidences of liver demage were 20 (24.7%) on the addition of the above cases. 5. The concept, the recovery of epicemic hepatitis was difficult, was supported with the above results in the epidemic area. 6 In this epidemic district, the unrecovered cases were manily observed on female, especially female in the third decade.