J. C. PROLLA, M.D.; JOSEPH B. KIRSNER, M.D., F.A.C.P.
In spite of their recognition Since the nineteenth century (5, 20, 48, 66, 144), the gastrointestinal lesions developing in the course of the leukemias have attracted attention only recently. The importance of such complications has been emphasized by several writers (2, 35, 36, 42, 113) as either direct or important contributory causes of death in a substantial proportion of cases. The more frequently reported gastrointestinal lesions of the leukemias have been leukemic infiltrates and necroses of the digestive tract, hemorrhages, and proctologic complications. Several reports, especially those of Cornes and Jones (36) and Amromin and Solomon (2), have presented data
PROLLA JC, KIRSNER JB. The Gastrointestinal Lesions and Complications of the Leukemias. Ann Intern Med. 1964;61:1084–1103. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-61-6-1084
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