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Golden-Kantor syndrome

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Steatorrhea associated with several intestinal anomalies, including segmentation of the small intestine, dilation and redundancy of the colon, faint filling of the gallbladder, and a roentgenological picture of "moulage sign".


  • R. Golden:
    The small intestine and diarrhea.
    American Journal of Roentgenology, Leesburg, Virginia, 1936, 36: 892-901.
  • J. L. Kantor:
    The roentgen diagnosis of idiopathic steatorrhea and allied conditions. Practical value of the «moulage sign».
    American Journal of Roentgenology, Leesburg, Virginia, 1939, 41: 758-778.

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