EDWARD A. GALL; HARVEY R. MORRISON; A. THORNTON SCOTT
So-called follicular lymphoma was first identified by Brill, Baehr and Rosenthal in 1925.2 They did not at this time consider it a neoplastic phenomenon and suggested the term giant follicle hyperplasia. Shortly afterward several similar cases were recorded by Symmers, who likewise assumed a non-neoplastic background.8 The former authors ultimately revised their beliefs and at the present time consider the disease a form of lymphoblastoma.1, 7 Symmers, however, has retained his original concept, although admitting frequent transition of the process into frank neoplasm.9 Callender included this disease in the group of hematopoietic tumors3 and Jackson has stated that the disorder
GALL EA, MORRISON HR, SCOTT AT. THE FOLLICULAR TYPE OF MALIGNANT LYMPHOMA; A SURVEY OF 63 CASES1. Ann Intern Med. ;14:2073–2090. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-14-11-2073
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