Akihiko USUI, Kitao HACHISUKA, Akihiro YAMAGUCHI, Satoshi KONDO, Akihiro HORI, Shogo HIROSE, Shinji FUKATA, Masahiko MIYACHI, Hideyo WATANABE, Hiroyuki ISHIBASHI, Junji KATO, Hiroshi KANDA
1985 The journal of the Japanese Practical Surgeon Society  
The clinical aspects of acute terminal ileitis were studied in 77 patients diagnosed macroscopically by operative findings. These cases were aged from 6 to 52 averaging 20.8 with sex ratio of 1:0.67, most of them were school age, and their average duration of symptoms was 3.3 days. Fever (75.3%) and diarrhea or loose stool (51.4%) occured more frequently and vomiting (12.2%) less frequently compared with acute appendicitis. The auther's 59 personal cases included 23 cases of proved Yersinia
more » ... the proof rate of 39%, i.e., 13 cases of Yersinia enterocolitica and a case of Yersinia pseudotuberculosis isolated by the stool or appendix culture, and 15 cases were positive for serum agglutination test of Yersinia enterocolitica.
doi:10.3919/ringe1963.46.902 fatcat:pc2fzbrhbvbjjok7nbvzp2iyhq