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July 1920

REPORT ON A CASE OF MALIGNANT THYMOMA WITH NECROPSY

Author Affiliations

BOSTON
From the pathological laboratory of the Children's Hospital, Boston, Mass., and the Department of Pathology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass.

Am J Dis Child. 1920;20(1):1-14. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1920.01910250009001
Abstract

One does not often encounter malignant tumors of the mediastinum and it is seldom that they are to be procured in as fresh a state of preservation as that which I shall report:

REPORT OF CASE  Case.—The patient, G. S., aged 9 years, was sent in to the service of Dr. James S. Stone, in the Children's Hospital, from a suburban hospital April 30, 1919, with the diagnosis of mediastinal tumor.Previous History.—He was a normally delivered, full-term child, with a negative family history. Ever since his fourth year be had had frequent attacks of tonsillitis, which led to the removal of his tonsils and adenoids when he was 6 years old. During the winter months he had frequent colds and coughing which usually lasted two to three weeks at a time; these would occur as often as every month.Present Illness.—His present illness began with a

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