JEROME KLEINERMAN, M.D.; KRIKOR YARDUMIAN, M.D.; H. T. TAMAKI, M.D.
Primary carcinoma of the duodenum has long been known as a rare condition having a reported incidence of .03 to .003 per cent of all autopsies, or one case in 3, 000 to one in 31, 000 autopsies.
The first report of a case of primary carcinoma of the duodenum is found among the writings of Georginis Hamberger as early as 1746. A second instance of a case was recorded by Giovanni Morgagni in 1761. This was localized in the first portion of the duodenum. Almost a century elapsed before additional instances were recorded. Since the turn of the 19th
KLEINERMAN J, YARDUMIAN K, TAMAKI HT. PRIMARY CARCINOMA OF DUODENUM1. Ann Intern Med. ;32:451–465. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-32-3-451
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1950;32(3):451-465.
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