SAMUEL D. SPATT, A.B., M.D.; DAVID M. GRAYZEL, M.D., Ph.D.
The medical literature contains many references to sarcoma of the lung. These may originate in connective tissue or lymphoid tissue. However, previously reported tumors have always shown involvement of other structures than lung, usually the mediastinal lymph nodes. Thus, it has been difficult to say where the tumor arose. Falconer and Leonard1 reported a series of 25 cases of lymphosarcoma of the lung and mediastinum. None of these involved the lung alone. Cutler2 reported a series of 30 cases of lymphosarcoma, one of which was lymphosarcoma of the lung. However, no microscopic description was given and there was no indication
SPATT SD, GRAYZEL DM. PRIMARY LYMPHOSARCOMA OF THE LUNG (A CASE REPORT AND REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE)1. Ann Intern Med. ;27:632–638. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-27-4-632
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1947;27(4):632-638.
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