DENNIS V. RAZIS, M.D.; HENRY D. DIAMOND, M.D., F.A.C.P.; LLOYD F. CRAVER, M.D., F.A.C.P.
"When you can measure what you are speaking about, and express it in numbers, you know something about it, but when you cannot measure it, when you cannot express it in numbers, your knowledge is of a meager and unsatisfactory kind."—Lord Kelvin
Familial concentration of any given disease may occur as a mere coincidence. This must be emphasized if one is not to be misled by individual pedigrees with a high incidence of a particular disease. With this in mind, it is apparent that we do not know whether the reported cases of familial Hodgkin's disease in the medical
RAZIS DV, DIAMOND HD, CRAVER LF. FAMILIAL HODGKIN'S DISEASE: ITS SIGNIFICANCE AND IMPLICATIONS*†. Ann Intern Med. 1959;51:933–971. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-51-5-933
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