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The occurrence of an advanced scirrhous carcinoma of the stomach in a Haitian negro 24 years of age is of interest from the standpoints both of age incidence and race incidence. The history revealed the onset of the condition to have antedated his entrance into the hospital and subsequent diagnosis by at least two years. A wide resection of the stomach was done with gratifying immediate post-operative results. The patient died about four months later of recurrence and generalized carcinomatosis.
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Carcinoma of the Stomach in a Negro of Twenty-Four Years.. Ann Intern Med. 1931;5:665. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-5-5-665_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1931;5(5):665.
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