CHARLES W. MCGAVRAN, B.S., M.S., M.D., F.A.C.P.
The following is a report of a case of chronic lymphatic leukemia and associated with it, a mild diabetes and a progressive cardiovascular disease. It is of unusual interest because of the duration of life after the discovery of the leukemia. Data concerning the duration of life after the onset of chronic lymphatic leukemia are quite meagre. Minot and Isaacs4 in 1924 report on the duration of life in 87 cases the longest of which was under observation 22 years. The case here reported was observed 25 years and all this time the patient was under the personal observation of
MCGAVRAN CW. LYMPHATIC LEUKEMIA OF TWENTY-FIVE YEARS' DURATION1. Ann Intern Med. ;12:396–402. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-12-3-396
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1938;12(3):396-402.
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