REUBEN FINKELSTEIN, M.D., F.A.C.P.; MENDEL JACOBI, M.D.
Primary carcinomas in the liver and in the small intestines, especially in the jejunum, are sufficiently rare to be reported. This is especially true when some unusual features accompany the conditions.
Up to about 1871, primary carcinoma in the liver was reported quite frequently, but since then, due to the more thorough examinations and the more careful observations at autopsy, many of such cases are found to be secondary to carcinoma in other organs of the body. In 36 years, from 1870 to 1906, about 18,500 autopsies were performed at Guy's Hospital, London. Among these, only 24 cases of undoubted
FINKELSTEIN R, JACOBI M. REPORT OF TWO UNUSUAL CASES OF PRIMARY CARCINOMA: I. PRIMARY CARCINOMA IN THE LIVER, WITH CIRRHOSIS OF THE LIVER, OCCURRING IN A FEMALE. II. PRIMARY CARCINOMA IN THE JEJUNUM1. Ann Intern Med. ;7:1319–1326. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-7-10-1319
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1934;7(10):1319-1326.
Gastroenterology/Hepatology, Hematology/Oncology, Liver Disease.
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