MOSHE B. GOLDGRABER; CYRUS E. RUBIN; FRANCIS J. OWENS
The rarity of duodenal sarcoma has been repeatedly stressed by various authors,2, 3, 5, 9, 13, 14, 21, 26 and the literature consists primarily of single case reports.2, 6, 11, 12, 24, 27, 32 We add another case report to show how a definitive preoperative diagnosis can be made by the cytologic method. In the past the clinical diagnosis of this condition was infrequent because obstructive symptoms in small bowel sarcoma are unusual in contrast to carcinoma. The roentgenologic diagnosis of these tumors has been carefully evaluated by Freud,10 who found correct diagnosis most difficult. The lack of stenosis,
GOLDGRABER MB, RUBIN CE, OWENS FJ. THE CYTOLOGIC DIAGNOSIS OF DUODENAL SARCOMA (POLYMORPHIC RETICULOSARCOMA)1. Ann Intern Med. ;39:1316–1322. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-39-6-1316
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