RALPH M. WATKINS, B.S., M.D.
This modest study represents the combined and correlated symptom findings of a series of 50 patients suffering with mild hypothyroidism.
It is presented with the opinion that the disease or condition or syndrome (for it probably is not a specific disease) is comparatively common. It must be overlooked often. Only two or three years' time has been necessary for me to study these and some other cases in private practice, and any disease picture which is encountered so frequently cannot be rare.
The name mild hypothyroidism is very possibly a misnomer. The thyroid is unquestionably deficient in its action,
WATKINS RM. MILD HYPOTHYROIDISM1. Ann Intern Med. ;7:1534–1539. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-7-12-1534
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1934;7(12):1534-1539.
Endocrine and Metabolism, Thyroid Disorders.
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