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Intestinal spirochaetosis
  1. F. D. Lee,
  2. A. Kraszewski,
  3. J. Gordon,
  4. J. G. R. Howie,
  5. D. McSeveney,
  6. W. A. Harland

    Abstract

    An abnormal condition of the large intestine is described in which the surface epithelium is infested by short spirochaetes. Diagnosis can be made by light microscopy. A review of 14 cases diagnosed by rectal biopsy and 62 cases involving the appendix shows no consistent symptom complex. The possible significance is discussed.

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