STANLEY D. CONKLIN, M.D.; DONALD H. GENT, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Primary lymphosarcoma of the thyroid is a rare disease. Review of the literature reveals a total of only 33 cases. Dinsmore1 reported eight patients at the Cleveland Clinic. Pool2 reported on two cases. Means3 had three cases which he thought arose in the thyroid gland. Pemberton4 reported on four among 774 patients in his series. Rice5 reported five cases. Ade6 reported on one case apparently arising in a chronic thyroiditis. De Quervain7 also had one case of struma maligna. Wegelin8 claims to have observed nine cases since 1933, but in two cases that he describes in detail there is such
CONKLIN SD, GENT DH. LYMPHOSARCOMA OF THE THYROID: REPORT OF A CASE1. Ann Intern Med. ;46:784–788. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-46-4-784
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1957;46(4):784-788.
Endocrine and Metabolism, Hematology/Oncology, Leukemia/Lymphoma, Thyroid Disorders.
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