SAMUEL A. WEISMAN, M.D., F.A.C.P.
This report represents a three-year (1951 to 1954) study of the incidence of thyrotoxicosis among refugee as against nonrefugee patients referred to the Thyroid Clinic, Cedars of Lebanon Hospital, Los Angeles, with a comparison study of refugee and nonrefugee patients registered in the General Outpatient Clinic.
The study was stimulated by the impression that there was a high incidence of thyrotoxicosis among patients who were refugees from Nazi prison camps. The histories of these patients were more or less similar in pattern. They had all spent up to four years in the prison camps. Their lives just prior to, during
WEISMAN SA. INCIDENCE OF THYROTOXICOSIS AMONG REFUGEES FROM NAZI PRISON CAMPS(INCIDENCE OF THYROTOXICOSIS AMONG REFUGEES FROM NAZI PRISON CAMPS*). Ann Intern Med. 1958;48:747–752. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-48-4-747
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1958;48(4):747-752.
Endocrine and Metabolism, Thyroid Disorders.
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