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When confronted with a tumor of the bowel, one must make a diagnosis. In most instances the tumor is the primary lesion. These entities are well-described with excellent accompanying illustrations, and the Atlas is for these features quite useful. A relatively complete discussion is given of the more common tumors such as adenocarcinoma of the large intestine. The tables are appropriately chosen to provide information about the probable rate of survival in relation to different types of clinical appearance. Even here, however, presentation in this Atlas must be suggestive rather than complete.
In other cases, however, the tumor is only
Tumors of the Intestines. Atlas of Tumor Pathology, Section VI—Fascicle 22.. Ann Intern Med. ;68:500–501. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-68-2-500_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1968;68(2):500-501.
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