Eponym used to indicate the manifestations of pain in the region of the gallbladder, ureters, and appendix with occasional fever, hyperthermia, and presence of bacteria in the urine during pregnancy.
Although attributed to Bar, we have not been able to find a reference to his original paper. Because this syndrome has been observed most often during pregnancy, related perhaps to constipation, Bar allegedly applied the term "colibacillose gravidique".
- Bar's syndrome, or colibacillosis gravidique.
Journal of the American Medical Association, Chicago. Editorial. 1948, 128: 244.
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