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Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Antrum; Report of a Case, Treated with Radium Alone, That Is Free from Recurrence Twenty-Two Months after the Last Application

J. Harper Blaisdell
1921 Boston Medical and Surgical Journal  
The character of the material formed in the trachea and bronchi was not that usually seen in diphtheria of the respiratory tract, which gives a soft, dirty, greyish membrane. In this case, the material was granular, hard, dry, and gummy, somewhat similar to the cereal, grapenuts. The color varied from dark red to a dirty brown. The casts were cylindrical and solid. The length varied from small fragments up to 2.5 cm. for the bronchial casts, and 4.75 cm. for the trachéal casts. The diameter of
more » ... s. The diameter of the bronchial casts was about 0.5 cm., average and for the trachéal casts 0.75 cm. tapering down toward the bifurcation to 0.2 cm.
doi:10.1056/nejm192111101851905 fatcat:lmji4apph5e5tnsn73hddrct44