Jaundice in the Hippocratic Corpus

@article{Papavramidou2007JaundiceIT,
  title={Jaundice in the Hippocratic Corpus},
  author={Niki Papavramidou and Elizabeth Fee and Helen Christopoulou-Aletra},
  journal={Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery},
  year={2007},
  volume={11},
  pages={1728-1731}
}
The Hippocratic physicians were among the first who described jaundice (icterus). The Hippocratic Corpus has numerous appearances of the condition, where its etiology, description, prognosis, and treatment are provided. The connection made between the liver and jaundice was remarkable, bearing in mind that the Hippocratic physicians had not performed dissections and that their medical views were based on observation. The Hippocratic doctors described five kinds of jaundice. The etiology was, as… CONTINUE READING

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