Historical, no longer used term for a so-called xanthomatous biliary cirrhosis.
Hanot first described the ”cirrhose biliaire primitive” in 1875. From this general concept MacMahon and Tannhauser worked out the peculiarities of this syndrome in 1949/1955.
- H. E. MacMahon, S. J. Tannhauser:
Xanthomatous biliary cirrhosis (a clinical syndrome).
Annals of Internal Medicine, Chicago, 1949, 30: 121-179.
- S. J. Tannhauser, H. Magendantz:
The different clinical groups of xanthomatous diseases; a clinical physiological study of 22 cases.
Annals of Internal Medicine, Chicago, 1938, 11: 1662-1746.
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