HAROLD F. DUNLAP, M.D.
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In the diagnosis and treatment of tumors of the brain, one is always confronted by the possibility of any given tumor being secondary to some primary malignant tumor situated outside of the central nervous system. Many difficulties, however, are encountered in attempting to prove the metastatic origin of such a tumor. In the hope of gaining some knowledge which would aid in clinical recognition of the true nature of these lesions, a clinical, statistical, and pathologic survey of the material available at The Mayo Clinic was undertaken.
Ninety-five patients examined in The Mayo Clinic in the ten years ending January
DUNLAP HF. Metastatic Malignant Tumors of the Brain*†. Ann Intern Med. 1932;5:1274–1288. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-5-10-1274
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1932;5(10):1274-1288.
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