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Studies on the Remote Results of Epidemic Hepatitis Report IV On the results at Kamiukan-Mura, Jyobo-Gun, Okayama
The complete examination was done on the 143 cases, passed for 1 year after the release of treatment under the diagnosis of recovery or after the suspensiou of treatment at Kamiarikan-Mura, Jyobo-Gun, Okayama in where there were the prevalence of shight abortive form of epidemic hepatitis with the prolonged course and the repetition of recurrence. 1. The cases remaining of subjective symptom were 50 (34.9%) and their complaints were mainly same to those on the course of disease. 2. Hepatomegaly iu 30 cases (20.9%) and splenomegaly in 10 cases (7.0%) were observed. 3. The cases showing a postive liver function test were 5.6-30.9%, and the cases showing only a slight increasion of serum bilirubin were and 5 (3.5%). 4. Since the above results, the cases required of treatment were 22 (15.4%), the cases required of care were 42 (29.3%). On the other hand, the cases having only subjective symptom without any evidences of liver damage were 36 (25.2%) on the addition of the above cases. 5. In this epidemic district, the unrecovered cases were mainly observed on female, especially female in the third decade. 6. It was keenly felt, that the recovery of epidemic hepatitis was very difficult, since the results of our observations in the epidemic area.
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Journal of Okayama Medical Association
Okayama Medical Association
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