MAURICE C. GEPHARDT, M.D.
Various studies of the lipotropic action of inositol in experimental animals have been reported. The present case was studied to observe the results of inositol on an extreme hyperlipemia in the human being.
A 37 year old, unmarried, Jewish woman was admitted to the Illinois Research and Educational Hospital on August 9, 1944. In 1942 she had first noted itching of the palms which was followed by the appearance of pale yellow lesions of the skin along the palmar folds. Yellow, non-inflammatory nodules later appeared over the knuckles, over the olecranon processes, along the creases over the cubital
GEPHARDT MC. XANTHOMATOUS BILIARY CIRRHOSIS: LIPID LEVELS WHILE RECEIVING INOSITOL1. Ann Intern Med. ;26:764–769. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-26-5-764
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1947;26(5):764-769.
Biliary Disorders, Cardiology, Coronary Risk Factors, Dyslipidemia, Gastroenterology/Hepatology.
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