ALDRED SCOTT WARTHIN, M.D., Ph.D., LL.D.
There is perhaps no more interesting chapter in Internal Medicine today than that dealing with disease of the thyroid, in so far as etiology, symptomatology and pathology are concerned. This is particularly true of that large and apparently constantly enlarging clinical syndrome referable to the thyroid embraced under the general conception of hyperthyroidism, and variously designated as toxic goiter, toxic thyroid, toxic adenoma, etc., as more or less distinguished from typical Graves' (Basedow's) disease or true exophthalmic goiter. From the pathological standpoint the attempt to correlate these clinical groups with the pathologic histology of the thyroid has become an especially
WARTHIN AS. The Constitutional Entity of Exophthalmic Goiter and So-called Toxic Adenoma1. Ann Intern Med. 1928;2:553–570. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-2-6-553
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1928;2(6):553-570.
Endocrine and Metabolism, Endocrine Cancer, Hematology/Oncology, Thyroid Disorders.
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