LEO GITMAN, M.D.; MORRIS ANT, M.D.; JACOBI MENDEL, M.D., F.A.C.P.
The coexistence of hyperthyroidism and adrenal cortical insufficiency is unusual, relatively few cases having been cited in the literature. Rolleston1 cites several early reports of skin pigmentation in advanced Graves' disease. More recent cases have been reported, chiefly by French investigators.2, 3, 4, 5 All these cases have been adjudged, as to the adrenal component, entirely on clinical evidences alone, and only one case of Brenner's (case 4)6 was supported by anatomical evidence. Anderson and Lyall7 described the appearance of Addison's disease in a patient with hyperthyroidism several years after roentgen treatment of the thyrotoxic state. The diagnosis in this
GITMAN L, ANT M, MENDEL J. COMBINED HYPERTHYROIDISM AND ADRENAL CORTICAL INSUFFICIENCY: EFFECT OF IODINE THERAPY: A CASE REPORT1. Ann Intern Med. ;19:507–514. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-19-3-507
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1943;19(3):507-514.
Adrenal Disorders, Endocrine and Metabolism, Thyroid Disorders.
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