GEORGE C. HENNIG, M.D., F.A.C.P.; HAROLD D. HARVEY, M.D., F.A.C.S.
The present study was undertaken in an attempt to estimate the frequency with which the clinician is faced with the problem of a gastric lesion of questionable diagnosis. If the problem is approached purely from the standpoint of surgically proved malignancies, it does not assume its proper importance. In addition to the fungating lesions in which ulceration is not necessarily a prominent feature, there is a large group of nonfungating gastric ulcerations in which malignancy must be suspected. It is this latter group to which this paper will direct the major portion of its attention.
The case material in this
HENNIG GC, HARVEY HD. THE PROBLEM OF THE DIAGNOSIS OF GASTRIC LESIONS(THE PROBLEM OF THE DIAGNOSIS OF GASTRIC LESIONS*). Ann Intern Med. 1959;50:43–50. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-50-1-43
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1959;50(1):43-50.
Hematology/Oncology, Hospital Medicine.
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