JAMES J. WARING, M.D., F.A.C.P.; W. B. YEGGE, M.D., F.A.C.P.
In 1919 Aldred Scott Warthin1 published a clinical report and autopsy protocol entitled "A Case of Ayerza's Disease: Chronic Cyanosis, Dyspnea, and Erythremia, Associated with Syphilitic Arteriosclerosis of the Pulmonary Artery." Since this report, on the first case of this type to be recognized in the United States and the first to be recorded in English, increasing interest in the polycythemias secondary to chronic pulmonary disorders and to lesions of the pulmonary artery has been manifested in this country and in South America. In this particular group the essential cause of polycythemia appears to be chronic anoxemia which stimulates the
WARING JJ, YEGGE WB. POLYCYTHEMIA IN ASSOCIATION WITH PULMONARY DISORDERS1. Ann Intern Med. ;7:190–208. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-7-2-190
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1933;7(2):190-208.
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