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February 18, 1911

PRIMARY SARCOMA OF THE STOMACH WITH AUTOPSY FINDINGS

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COLUMBIA, MO.

From the Pathological Laboratory, University of Missouri.

JAMA. 1911;LVI(7):500-501. doi:10.1001/jama.1911.02560070032012
Abstract

Sarcomas of the stomach are rare, and, beyond the mention of this fact one finds little discussion of the subject in most text-books of pathology. Therefore, all cases which are substantiated by microscopical study should be reported so that our knowledge regarding the pathology and symptomatology of this condition may be increased. For these reasons I report the following case:

History.  —The patient, E. R., a white woman aged 72, was in the services of Drs. J. E. Thornton and M. D. Lewis, of Columbia, Mo., and the following history was given me by the former. The patient's husband died of cancer of the face. She had been healthy until two years ago when she began to decline. About one year ago she began to suffer pain in the region of the spleen which gradually increased. She had been in bed only about one month. A tumor mass was palpable

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