SAVERIO C. FRANCO, M.D.
The patient was a young woman, 23 years of age, who was admitted to the Long Island College Hospital for the first time in April 1932. At that time she was 17 years of age and her presenting complaint was convulsions.
The family history was irrelevant. Her past history revealed scarlet fever at four years, right mastoidectomy at seven years, measles and chickenpox at 10 years.
Her present illness began with the onset of her menstrual cycle at 14 years of age in the summer of 1929. Forty-eight hours after the onset of her first period she developed
FRANCO SC. PARATHYROID TETANY: CHRONIC IDIOPATHIC PARATHYROID INSUFFICIENCY OF TEN YEARS' DURATION SUCCESSFULLY CONTROLLED WITH DIHYDROTACHYSTEROL1. Ann Intern Med. 1940;14:529–532. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-14-3-529
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1940;14(3):529-532.
Endocrine and Metabolism, Fluid and Electrolyte Disorders, Nephrology.
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