Courvoisier’s sign revisited: Two patients with palpable gallbladder

Arthur M. Fournier, Jack Michel

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More than a century ago, Courvoisier published his observation on the significance of a palpable gallbladder in the differential diagnosis of obstructive jaundice. We have described two patients with newly described conditions-AIDS-associated cholangiopathy and diet-induced cholecystitis-who had a palpable gallbladder and have discussed possible pathogenetic mechanisms.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)548-550
Number of pages3
JournalSouthern medical journal
Issue number5
StatePublished - May 1992

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