JEROME F. STRAUSS JR., M.D.; RUTH M. BARRETT, M.D.; EDWARD F. ROSENBERG, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.P.
Although the present state of our knowledge concerning gold salts as a therapeutic measure in rheumatoid arthritis is quite incomplete and fundamental questions remain to be answered, many rheumatologists in this country and abroad continue to employ this treatment in selected cases. Investigators who have studied the subject have generally been more impressed with the advantages than disadvantages of chrysotherapy.
At present, the pituitary and adrenal hormones occupy the attention of the medical profession and the general public alike. While the steroid hormones have proved of great benefit to many patients with rheumatoid arthritis, every physician encounters cases in which
STRAUSS JF, BARRETT RM, ROSENBERG EF. BAL TREATMENT OF TOXIC REACTIONS TO GOLD: A REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE AND REPORT OF TWO CASES1. Ann Intern Med. 1952;37:323–331. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-37-2-323
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