WILLIAM R. SCHILLHAMMER; RICHARD I. CRONE
The purpose of this paper is to summarize the experience of some of the major clinics in the United States relative to the frequency of carcinoma of the thyroid in association with nontoxic nodular goiter, and to present a series of cases from a large Army hospital. In addition, we shall attempt to point out the difficulty of interpreting the wealth of material now in print on the subject. The problem of whether the presence of symptoms would render the individual case more likely to have cancer, a facet which has received little attention in the literature, was carefully
SCHILLHAMMER WR, CRONE RI. THE DILEMMA OF THE NONTOXIC NODULAR GOITER(THE DILEMMA OF THE NONTOXIC NODULAR GOITER*). Ann Intern Med. 1956;45:480–489. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-45-3-480
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1956;45(3):480-489.
Endocrine and Metabolism, Thyroid Disorders.
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