LAURANCE W. KINSELL, M.D., F.A.C.P.; JOHN W. PARTRIDGE, M.D.; NADINE FOREMAN, M.D.
The present report comprises the findings in nine patients who have been studied during the past two years, all of whom presented the complaint of exophthalmos of severe or moderately severe degree, in association with obvious or probable thyroid dysfunction.
Patient G. T. was referred through the kindness of Dr. Gale Whiting and Dr. Owen Dickson. Three months prior to admission she had had a thyroidectomy for a toxic goiter in association with exophthalmos of moderate degree. Following surgery the exophthalmos became progressively worse and, despite the administration of desiccated thyroid, reached a magnitude sufficient to endanger both
KINSELL LW, PARTRIDGE JW, FOREMAN N. THE USE OF ACTH AND CORTISONE IN THE TREATMENT AND IN THE DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS OF MALIGNANT EXOPHTHALMOS: A PRELIMINARY REPORT1. Ann Intern Med. ;38:913–917. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-38-5-913
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1953;38(5):913-917.
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