NORMAN W. DREY; FRANK B. QUEEN
Follicular lymphoma (Brill-Symmers disease) is a neoplastic disease of the lymphoid tissues.1 The average age of onset is 50, the sexes are equally affected, the tumor is localized in approximately 10 per cent of cases, and is responsive to radiation therapy in 95 per cent of cases. It is the least malignant of the malignant lymphoma group, and offers a relatively favorable prognosis as judged by the five-year survival rate of 53 per cent. Nevertheless, the 10 year survival rate is but 16 per cent—only twice that of Hodgkin's lymphoma. The eventual fatal outcome of those surviving 10 years, and
DREY NW, QUEEN FB. FOLLICULAR LYMPHOMA (BRILL-SYMMERS DISEASE) UNSUCCESSFULLY TREATED WITH PENICILLIN: A CASE REPORT1. Ann Intern Med. ;23:1009–1015. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-23-6-1009
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1945;23(6):1009-1015.
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