OTTO S. BAUM, M.D.; JOHN H. RICHARDS, M.D.; MAXWELL D. RYAN, M.D.
The patient, R. Z., is a 29 year old American housewife, admitted to the Second (Cornell) Medical Division of Bellevue Hospital on March 16, 1938, complaining of right-sided chest pain, cough, and 15 pounds loss of weight during the preceding six weeks.
History: She had always been well, recalling only measles and chickenpox. Her mother had died of diabetes; the family history otherwise was negative. She is married, has two children living and well, having had one miscarriage. Review of her history by systems shows no relevant factors.
Six weeks before entry she developed an upper respiratory infection,
BAUM OS, RICHARDS JH, RYAN MD. A CASE OF ATELECTASIS OF THE RIGHT LOWER AND MIDDLE LOBES WITH BRONCHOSCOPY DEMONSTRATING SPINDLE CELL SARCOMA OF THE RIGHT MAIN BRONCHUS1. Ann Intern Med. ;12:699–708. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-12-5-699
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1938;12(5):699-708.
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