DWIGHT L. WILBUR, M.D., F.A.C.P.; DAVID A. WOOD, M.D.; FORREST M. WILLETT, M.D.
Primary carcinoma of the liver is alleged to be a rare disease in North America and Europe. In other parts of the world and especially in the Orient and South Africa it is said to occur much more commonly. Our interest in the disease has been stimulated by this apparent curious variation in geographical distribution, and because we recently have had under our observation several cases of the disease presenting unusual clinical and pathological manifestations. Although there are in the literature many excellent papers dealing with reports of single cases and of numerous series of cases, as well as of
WILBUR DL, WOOD DA, WILLETT FM. PRIMARY CARCINOMA OF THE LIVER1. Ann Intern Med. 1944;20:453–485. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-20-3-453
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1944;20(3):453-485.
Gastroenterology/Hepatology, Hematology/Oncology, Liver Disease.
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