Case 45-1991

Richard C. Cabot, Robert E. Scully, Eugene J. Mark, William F. Mcneely, Betty U. Mcneely, R. F. Polisson, Andrew Rosenberg

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Presentation of Case An 84-year-old man was admitted to the hospital because of a mass in the left leg. The patient was in stable health until three years earlier, when he became aware of a mass in the left popliteal space. A physician aspirated the mass 21/2 years before admission and made a diagnosis of a cyst, but the mass later increased in size. Several months thereafter the mass was again aspirated and was called a “cyst” but continued to enlarge during the next six months. Seven months before entry the patient consulted an orthopedic surgeon, who advised that no.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1361-1367
Number of pages7
JournalNew England Journal of Medicine
Issue number19
StatePublished - Nov 7 1991
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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