EBEN E. SMITH, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Thymic tumors are of considerable interest pathologically because of their comparative rarity and difficulty in classification and clinically they are of equal interest because of the diagnostic and therapeutic problems involved. A review of the literature suggests that these tumors are probably more common than recorded case reports would indicate. The following case is therefore reported because it presents several features of unusual interest:
A. M. H. was admitted to the U. S. Naval Hospital, Norfolk, Virginia, February 1st, 1928. Diagnosis: Hyperthyroidism. Chief complaint: Difficulty in breathing, choking sensation in throat, cough, pain on swallowing and swelling in neck. Family
SMITH EE. Thymoma of Lymphosarcoma Type1. Ann Intern Med. ;2:1063–1075. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-2-10-1063
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1929;2(10):1063-1075.
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