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Reticulum Cell Sarcoma of the Small Intestine in Childhood

A Review and Case Report
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      Summary

      A case of primary reticulum cell sarcoma of the small intestine in a 4-year-old boy is presented and discussed.
      The patient survived for approximately 7 1/2 months after the onset of symptoms. Optimism and enthusiasm are encouraged in view of many reports of long term survival and apparent “cure”.
      The literature is reviewed with particular reference to the features in infancy and childhood. This condition is extremely rare in infancy and very uncommon in childhood.
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