SOLOMON GINSBURG, M.D.
For more than half a century after Hodgkin1 first described the disease that now bears his name, no sharp line of demarcation was drawn between lymphosarcoma and Hodgkin's disease. Indeed, the two names were considered synonymous by the overwhelming majority of competent investigators of this baffling problem.2
In 1893 Kundrat of Vienna recorded a study of 50 cases of lymphosarcoma in which the following tissues and organs were involved: lymph glands, skin, subcutaneous tissues, muscles, breasts, bones, dura, tongue, palate, pharynx, tonsils, larynx, trachea, bronchi, lungs, pleura, thyroid, thymus, pericardium, vena cava, esophagus, stomach, duodenum, jejunum, ileum, cecum, rectum, peritoneum,
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GINSBURG S. LYMPHOSARCOMA AND HODGKIN'S DISEASE: BIOLOGIC CHARACTERISTICS(LYMPHOSARCOMA AND HODGKIN'S DISEASE: BIOLOGIC CHARACTERISTICS*). Ann Intern Med. 1934;8:14–36. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-8-1-14
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1934;8(1):14-36.
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