JAMES A. GREENE, M.D.
The clinical manifestations of myxedema and pernicious anemia are sufficiently alike to account for the fact that the former disease is frequently mistaken for the latter. The similarities and differences of the two diseases, however, have not been emphasized. The purpose of this report is (1) to compare the clinical manifestations of the two diseases, (2) to present two cases of myxedema in which it was difficult to exclude pernicious anemia, and (3) to report another case of pernicious anemia and myxedema. The data were obtained from the records of 100 unselected cases of pernicious anemia and 33 cases of
GREENE JA. A COMPARISON OF THE SYMPTOMS, PHYSICAL AND LABORATORY FINDINGS OF MYXEDEMA AND PERNICIOUS ANEMIA; WITH A REPORT OF THREE CASES1. Ann Intern Med. ;10:622–627. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-10-5-622
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1936;10(5):622-627.
Endocrine and Metabolism, Hematology/Oncology, Red Cell Disorders, Thyroid Disorders.
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