SEALE HARRIS, M.D., F.A.C.P.
The classification and nomenclature of the secretory disorders of the islands of Langerhans of the pancreas is of importance, as it is in all diseases. According to the recently compiled book, "A Standard Classified Nomenclature of Disease,"1 which has been adopted by the leading hospitals in America, the ideal name for a disease should identify it with the organ involved (topographic), and with the pathologic and physiologic changes that occur in the glands, or other tissues, which cause the phenomena observed in the condition (etiologic). In the classification and nomenclature of the secretory disorders of the pituitary, thyroid and adrenal
HARRIS S. NOMENCLATURE OF THE DISORDERS OF INSULIN SECRETION: DIABETES MELLITUS, HYPERINSULINISM AND DYSINSULINISM1: AN ANALYTICAL REVIEW OF DATA RELEVANT TO THE CLASSIFICATION AND TERMINOLOGY OF THE SECRETORY DISORDERS OF THE ISLANDS OF LANGERHANS OF THE PANCREAS. Ann Intern Med. ;7:1084–1100. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-7-9-1084
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1934;7(9):1084-1100.
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