JOHN J. THORPE, M.D.
To some observers, the daily life of a physician in industry may seem routine and prosaic. In actual fact he is frequently faced with diagnostic problems of the first magnitude. Though not the most common, one of the most challenging is that of brain tumor. Wechsler called it one of the simplest and at the same time one of the most difficult diagnostic problems in the whole domain of neurology.1
A review of the recent medical literature revealed a lack of consideration of the problem as seen by the industrial physician. This prompted a study of cases recorded in the
THORPE JJ. BRAIN TUMOR: A DIAGNOSTIC CHALLENGE1. Ann Intern Med. ;44:1142–1162. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-44-6-1142
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1956;44(6):1142-1162.
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