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Cancer of the larynx lead to the death of Kaiser Frederick III of Prussia. Virchow, the father of modern pathology, may have misinterpreted the original slides of tissue from the tumor. In turn, the course of world history was altered. Enjoyable leisure reading.
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Death of a Kaiser: A Medical Historical Narrative.. Ann Intern Med. 1986;104:452. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-104-3-452_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1986;104(3):452.
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