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Frerichs' symptom

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The presence of leucine and tyrosine in urinary sediment in acute yellow atrophy of the liver. This term is no longer tenable.


  • F. T. von Frerichs:
    Ueber da Vorkommen von Leucin und Tyrosin in der menschlichen Leber.
    Archiv für Anatomie, Physiologie und wissenschaftliche Medicin, Leipzig, 1854, 383-392. Ueber da Vorkommen von Leucin und Tyrosin im lebenden Oraganismus.
    Deutsche Klinik, 1855, 7: 341-344.

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