ERNEST I. MELTON; W. L. MCNAMARA
Hodgkin's granuloma is a fairly common entity, but involvement of the pituitary gland with symptoms is rarely encountered. In a survey of the literature, only four cases of lymphogranuloma of the hypophysis were found, one case without symptoms and the other three showing the symptoms of diabetes insipidus. A case of the later type is described.
The patient, M. C. S., was a white male, aged 47, a farmer, admitted March 24, 1945. The family history and the past history presented nothing of significance. The patient had been in good health until August 1944 when he first noticed
MELTON EI, MCNAMARA WL. HODGKIN'S DISEASE INVOLVING THE PITUITARY GLAND WITH DIABETES INSIPIDUS1. Ann Intern Med. 1946;25:525–531. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-25-3-525
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1946;25(3):525-531.
Endocrine and Metabolism, Neurology, Pituitary Disorders.
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