E. E. EDDLEMAN JR., M.D.
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To the Editor: I would just like to call to your attention that the answer to the Question of the Month on Hematology (Ann. Intern. Med. 70: 1006, 1969) is probably in error. Previous concepts have been that intravenous pyelograms were contraindicated in patients suspected of multiple myeloma; however, recent studies by Morgan and Hammack (New Eng. J. Med. 275: 77, 1966) have shown that there is really no significant hazard to this group of patients. Thus, the answer to the Question would be that all of them were indicated.
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EDDLEMAN EE. QUESTION OF THE MONTH DISSENT. Ann Intern Med. 1969;71:433. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-71-2-433_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1969;71(2):433.
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