SAMUEL A. LEVINE, M.D.
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The subject of this discussion concerns itself with a group of patients who suffered from one or another form of heart disease not unlike those customarily seen in any general practice but in whom a previously unrecognized element of hyperthyroidism proved to be a most important factor. The great importance of this undetected burden to the circulation will become clear when the therapeutic results obtained are taken up. At the outset it must be understood that the cases which form the subject of this problem are not the "ordinary" cases of exophthalmic goitre or toxic adenoma. They are not the
LEVINE SA. Unrecognized Hyperthyroidism Masked as Heart Disease1. Ann Intern Med. ;4:67–80. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-4-1-67
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1930;4(1):67-80.
Cardiology, Endocrine and Metabolism, Thyroid Disorders.
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