WILLIAM H. SHULL, M.D.; CHARLES F. WILKINSON JR., M.D.
Tumors of the upper abdomen frequently present a problem in diagnosis. We are presenting such a case because, in addition to the many interesting physical findings, the diagnosis could not be made before operation. It is felt that this patient will serve to illustrate an unusual problem in differential diagnosis when the explanation of upper abdominal tumors is considered.
A 63 year old white female entered the University Hospital on April 12, 1948, complaining of swelling of the abdomen and lower extremities. She had been well until 1943, when she first noticed swelling of the abdomen. This swelling
SHULL WH, WILKINSON CF. AN UNUSUAL RETROPERITONEAL CYST SIMULATING A CALCIFIED HEPATIC CYST(AN UNUSUAL RETROPERITONEAL CYST SIMULATING A CALCIFIED HEPATIC CYST*). Ann Intern Med. 1950;33:730–738. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-33-3-730
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1950;33(3):730-738.
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