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Allergy of the gall bladder A study using the graham-cole test and the leucopenic index

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Patients suffering with allergic symptoms and gall bladder distress were examined. In 5 patients the gall bladder shadow (on the X-ray film) following a motor meal was compared with that following a motor meal which was incompatible or to which a small quantity of incompatible food had been added. In 6 out of 8 tests faster emptying of the gall bladder occurred after ingestion of offending foods.

The leucopenic index was compared to the symptoms of distress, skin tests and results of exclusion diets. While in a number of experiments all three tests agreed, no constant and regular relationship could be found.

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Correspondence to H. Necheles or B. Z. Rappaport or Raymond Green or P. Marcus or S. Mesirow.

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Necheles, H., Rappaport, B.Z., Green, R. et al. Allergy of the gall bladder A study using the graham-cole test and the leucopenic index. Jour. D. D. 7, 238–241 (1940). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02997349

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  • Cholecystitis
  • Food Allergy
  • Skin Test
  • Gall Bladder
  • Allergic Symptom