CHRISTOPHER STRANG; JOHN N. WALTON
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A brief survey of textbook descriptions concerned with the clinical picture produced by pancreatic carcinoma will usually leave the reader with the impression that neoplasia, other than in the head of the organ, is of extreme rarity. Indeed, Aird,1 in a chapter of eight pages on carcinoma of the pancreas, dismisses growths of the body and tail in three lines. A similar neglect is apparent in the writings of many authors, and probably arises from the fact that until recently few attempts have been made to marshal the admittedly complex clinical features produced by growths in this site into
STRANG C, WALTON JN. CARCINOMA OF BODY AND TAIL OF PANCREAS1. Ann Intern Med. 1953;39:15–37. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-39-1-15
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1953;39(1):15-37.
Gastroenterology/Hepatology, Hematology/Oncology, Pancreatic Disease.
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