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November 26, 1932

PRIMARY CARCINOMA OF THE DUODENUMCLINICAL AND PATHOLOGIC ASPECTS, WITH DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

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DETROIT

From the Gastro-Intestinal Division of the Medical Department and the Department of Pathology, Henry Ford Hospital.

JAMA. 1932;99(22):1853-1859. doi:10.1001/jama.1932.02740740037010
Abstract

Case reports of primary carcinoma of the duodenum, a rare and interesting condition, have appeared occasionally in the literature. The contributions of Crohn,1 Eusterman, Berkman and Swan,2 Meyer and Rosenberg,3 Cohen and Colp,4 Halsted,5 Mayo,6 Judd,7 Ewing,8 Rolleston9 and Jefferson10 are of especial interest. In several of the articles the literature has been tabulated comprehensively. However, the diagnostic criteria, differential diagnosis and associated pathologic findings of carcinomas arising from the three areas of the duodenum have not been generally appreciated. In view of this fact and because of the rarity of these cases, it seems worth while to report and analyze the following six cases, which illustrate lesions of each type. These six proved cases have occurred in 176,000 admissions to this clinic. Several representative statistical reports indicate that duodenal carcinoma constitutes about 0.25 per cent of all carcinomas, and

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