CARL VERNON WELLER, M.S., M.D.
In one hundred clinical reports of carcinoma of the lungs (including the bronchi), selected at random from the literature, the various signs and symptoms were mentioned in diminishing order of frequency, as follows: Cough; sputum, usually bloody or blood-streaked at some time, but rarely of the "raspberry jelly" or "currant jelly" type; pain in chest; dyspnoea; loss of weight; osteo-arthropathy, usually in the form of clubbing of the fingers only; pleural effusion, frequently bloody; fever; venous engorgement, or oedema, or both, of the upper portion of the body; disturbances of the central nervous system; hoarseness; anorexia; paralysis of a vocal
WELLER CV. The Pathology of Certain Signs and Symptoms in Primary Carcinoma of the Lung: Illustrative Cases1. Ann Intern Med. ;2:725–746. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-2-8-725
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1929;2(8):725-746.
Hematology/Oncology, Lung Cancer, Pulmonary/Critical Care.
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