MARVIN I. SCHWARZ, M.D.; LOUIS C. WADDELL, M.D.; DAVID H. DOMBECK, M.D.; HANS WEILL, M.D., F.A.C.P.; MORTON M. ZISKIND, M.D., F.A.C.P.
A 60-year-old man had documented adenocarcinoma of the prostate and lymphangitic metastases to the lung. After orchiectomy there was marked improvement documented by serial pulmonary function studies and chest X rays. The patient's relatively asymptomatic state and prolonged survival differ markedly from the clinical course previously described in this disease.
SCHWARZ MI, WADDELL LC, DOMBECK DH, et al. Prolonged Survival in Lymphangitic Carcinomatosis. Ann Intern Med. 1969;71:779–783. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-71-4-779
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1969;71(4):779-783.
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