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The prognosis and risk of missing malignant disease in patients with unexplained and functional diarrhoea
  1. C. F. Hawkins,
  2. R. Cockel


    One hundred and sixty-three patients who had been diagnosed as suffering from diarrhoea without an organic cause were followed up to assess the risk of missing malignant disease. Three patients with carcinoma, two involving the stomach and one the colon had escaped diagnosis and the reasons for this are given. Prognosis in the others was usually good.

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