SAMUEL B. HADDEN, M.D., F.A.C.P.
In 1878 the pathological picture of postero-lateral-sclerosis was described by Kahler and Pick,1 and in 1887 Lichtheim2 pointed out the frequency of the relationship of this neurological condition to pernicious anemia. At the present time the symptom complex of postero-lateral-sclerosis is regarded as most commonly the result of primary pernicious anemia. The relationship of secondary anemias to changes in the nervous system, however, is less well known. Changes in the cord occurring in secondary anemia have been reported, but not all these cases can be accepted as authentic.
Oppenheim3 believed that in all cases of postero-lateral-sclerosis the anemia need not
HADDEN SB. NEUROLOGICAL SYMPTOMS IN POSTHEMORRHAGIC SECONDARY ANEMIA1. Ann Intern Med. ;9:1572–1577. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-9-11-1572
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1936;9(11):1572-1577.
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