LEWELLYS F. BARKER, M.D., F.A.C.P.
The patient selected by Professor Pincoffs to be discussed by me this afternoon illustrates very well not only the importance of making a general diagnostic survey, but also the great diagnostic help that may be derived from bioptic examination of a lymph gland when there is enlargement of the glands in the neck. Though we make it a rule to select, ordinarily, for demonstration at these clinics, cases of the more frequently encountered maladies of interest to the general practitioner, we are breaking that rule today in order to show you one of the rarer pathological states that offer certain
BARKER LF. Malignant Thymoma: of Reticulum-Cell Type With Pressure on the Left Lung, Trachea, Esophagus, Left Phrenic and Left Recurrent Laryngeal Nerves, and With Metastases to the Glands of the Left Side of the Neck; Importance of Biopsy for Differential Diagnosis of Cervical Lymphadenopathies12. Ann Intern Med. 1932;5:1113–1122. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-5-9-1113
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1932;5(9):1113-1122.
Esophageal Disorders, Gastroenterology/Hepatology, Hematology/Oncology, Neurology, Pulmonary/Critical Care.
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