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2報 上房郡吉川村の流行について

小坂 淳夫 岡山大学医学部第一内科教室
瀬戸 桂太郎 岡山大学医学部第一内科教室
森本 嘉一 岡山大学医学部第一内科教室
荻野 重美 岡山大学医学部第一内科教室
長島 秀夫 岡山大学医学部第一内科教室
岩原 正雄 岡山大学医学部第一内科教室
庵谷 恒夫 岡山大学医学部第一内科教室
中土井 芳夫 岡山大学医学部第一内科教室
川口 正光 岡山大学医学部第一内科教室
矢部 泰弘 岡山大学医学部第一内科教室
石田 立夫 岡山県衛生部公衆衛生課
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The recovery of cpidemic hepatitis was investigated by the massexamination on the 340 cases, released from the treatment for not less than 6 mouths under the diagnosis of clinical recoverh. at Yoshikawa-Mura, Jyobo-Gun, Okayama in where the slight abortive form of epidemic hepatitis broke out in a large number. And the results were as follows. 1. The cases remaining of subjective symptom were 101 (29.6%) and their chief complaints were almost same to those on the course of disease. 2. Hepatomegaly was observed in 36.8% of the cases. The cases with palpable splenomegaly was observed in 2.8% and the cases with the enlargement of splenic dullness was observed in 19.4% of the cases. 3. Serum colloidal reaction was mainly applied for the liver function test, and the positive cases were 4.7-11.5% and questionably positive cases were 5.0-29.1%. On the other hand, the cases showing a increased serum bilirubin were 4.7% and it was 10.9% on the consideration of the cases showing a slight increasion of serum bilirubin. 4. Since the above results, the cases required of treatment were exdosed in 8.5%, the cases required of care were exposed in 23.3%, and the cases belonging to posthepatic syndrom were exposed in 7.1%. Judging from the above results, it is thought that the complete recovery of this disease, even the slight abortive form, is considerably difficuls.