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The American Journal of Digestive Diseases

, Volume 7, Issue 10, pp 913–914 | Cite as

Chest hair and cirrhosis of the liver

  • William J. Grace
  • Robert Morgan
  • Sohbi Germanos
  • William Minogue
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Summary

Chest hair growth in the cirrhotic white male was compared with that of the random hospital population and with healthy adult white males. There was no difference between these groups. Hairyness of the chest is of no aid in bedside diagnosis of cirrhosis of the liver.

Keywords

Public Health White Male Hair Growth Hospital Population Chest Hair 
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Copyright information

© Hoeber Medical Division of Harper & Row, Publishers 1962

Authors and Affiliations

  • William J. Grace
    • 1
  • Robert Morgan
    • 1
  • Sohbi Germanos
    • 1
  • William Minogue
    • 1
  1. 1.From the Department of MedicineSt. Vincent's Hospital of the City of New YorkUSA

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