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November 13, 1909

SARCOMA OF KIDNEY

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NEW ORLEANS

JAMA. 1909;LIII(20):1638. doi:10.1001/jama.1909.92550200027002f

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Abstract

Because of the small number of patients with sarcoma of the kidney who have survived operation three years, I think it worth while to publish the following additional case:

Harold B., aged 2½, of excellent family history, was found in May, 1906, to have an abdominal tumor on the right side; this extended from the costal arch to near the brim of the pelvis, measuring about 10 by 5 inches; it was movable from side to side. Nothing abnormal was detected in the urine.

About ten days after the discovery of the growth I was called to the boy's home, Mansura, La., where, on May 16, I operated with the assistance of Drs. E. Regard, T. A. Roy and G. L. Drouin. The usual technic of transperitoneal nephrectomy was followed. Recovery was uneventful.

The tumor was submitted to Dr

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