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Westphal-Bernhard syndrome

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Historical term for the so-called primary-stenosing papilitis, a rare and aetiologically unclear form of benign stenosis of the papilla vateri.


  • K. Westphal:
    Muskelfunktion, Nervensystem und Pathologie der Gallenwege: 3. Die Motilitätsneurose der Gallenwege und ihre Beziehungen zu deren Pathologie, sur Stauung, Entzündung, Steinbildung uzw.
    Zeitschrift für klinische Medizin, Berlin, 1923, 96: 95.
  • J. Neitzel:
    Die Papillitis stenosans. In: C. E. Zöcker, publisher: Die spezielle Diagnostik der Gallenwegs-Erkrankungen aus chirurgischer Sicht. Bad Oeynhausen, TM-Verlag, 1977.

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