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During the last several years Meulengracht has been convinced, through a series of observations, that a certain connection exists between exophthalmic goiter and pernicious anemia, in that a number of cases, exceeding pure coincidence, of pernicious anemia has been seen to develop in individuals that earlier in life had suffered, or were still suffering, from Graves' disease. In the course of the last year he has seen eight cases of pernicious anemia developing in patients with exophthalmic goiter. These patients were all women. It appeared also that in these symptoms of pernicious anemia developed earlier in life than ordinary. The
Morbus Basedowii und Perniziöse Anämie.. Ann Intern Med. 1929;2:975–976. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-2-9-975_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1929;2(9):975-976.
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