ROBERT S. WALLERSTEIN; WELDON J. WALKER
Liver damage as a consequence of thyrotoxicosis is well known. Since the association was first mentioned by Paul1 in 1865, a considerable literature has developed on the subject. Numerous authors2-17 have called attention to the occurrence of clinical jaundice as a somewhat rare but by no means unknown concomitant of thyrotoxicosis. In some of these reports2, 7, 8 the course was that of an acute hepatitis with recovery, in others3, 12, 13 jaundice did not recede until after successful removal of the inciting toxic thyroid gland, and in others9, 10, 11, 14, 17 the course was that of an acute
WALLERSTEIN RS, WALKER WJ. HEPATOSPLENOMEGALY AND LIVER DAMAGE IN GRAVES' DISEASE1. Ann Intern Med. ;31:904–912. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-31-5-904
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1949;31(5):904-912.
Endocrine and Metabolism, Gastroenterology/Hepatology, Liver Disease, Thyroid Disorders.
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