THEO. R. WAUGH, M.D.; MORRIS D. CHARENDOFF, M.D.
The incidence of the development of malignancy in a chronic peptic ulcer of the stomach has been a controversial subject among internists, surgeons and pathologists for many years. An extraordinary and in fact incredible difference of opinion is reported in the medical literature. Wilson and MacCarty in 190914 stated that 71 per cent of apparently benign peptic ulcerations in this organ on careful microscopic examination showed carcinoma. Newcomb,11 on the basis of strict criteria, found that 13 per cent of cancers showed evidence of an antecedent peptic ulcer, and that 3 to 7 per cent of peptic ulcers revealed malignant
WAUGH TR, CHARENDOFF MD. GASTRIC CANCER ON ULCER: A CLINICAL ANALYSIS OF A SERIES OF CASES CONFORMING PATHOLOGICALLY TO THE CRITERIA FOR MALIGNANT CHANGE IN PEPTIC ULCER OF THE STOMACH1. Ann Intern Med. ;37:534–542. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-37-3-534
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1952;37(3):534-542.
Gastric Cancer, Gastroenterology/Hepatology, Gastrointestinal Cancer, Hematology/Oncology, Peptic Disease.
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