JEROME HEAD, A.M., M.D.
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Calcification of the pleura, while not a common condition, is by no means a pathologic curiosity. The present paper is a record of 14 cases that I have seen during the past three years, and 59 that I have collected from the literature. It has seemed worth while to make a study of this condition because, being an end-result, its etiology has been disputed and obscure, its clinical significance is not well understood, and the indications for treatment are unknown. Three of the cases in my series I have operated upon for infection of the pleural cavity, and on two
HEAD J. CALCIFICATION OF THE PLEURA1. Ann Intern Med. 1934;7:1295–1307. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-7-10-1295
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1934;7(10):1295-1307.
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