THEODORE S. EVANS, M.D., F.A.C.P.; MORGAN Y. SWIRSKY, M.D.; HYMAN M. CHERNOFF, M.D.
The etiology of leukemia at the present time is still not satisfactorily explained. Factors such as infection, trauma, drugs, toxins, and exposure to radioactive substances have been advanced as possible causes, and these have been thoroughly reviewed by Forkner.1 More intriguing is the suggested relationship of leukemia to neoplastic diseases, and there is much evidence to support the classification of leukemias as a variety of neoplasia. This view has been championed chiefly by Babes,2 Mallory,3 Weber and Bode,4 and others. Since 1878 the coexistence of the leukemias with other forms of neoplasia has been noted repeatedly by various investigators and
EVANS TS, SWIRSKY MY, CHERNOFF HM. PRIMARY ENDOTHELIOMA OF THE PLEURA: REPORT OF A CASE IN A PATIENT WITH CHRONIC LYMPHATIC LEUKEMIA1. Ann Intern Med. ;24:262–272. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-24-2-262
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1946;24(2):262-272.
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