CHARLES G. ZUBROD, M.D.; WILLIAM PIEPER, M.D.; T. F. HILBISH, M.D.; ROBERT SMITH, M.D.; THOMAS DUTCHER, M.D.; PAUL WERMER, M.D.
Dr. Charles G. Zubrod: The presentation today, we hope, will be a contribution to our understanding of why tumors produce some of the effects they do. Dr. William Pieper, of the National Cancer Institute, will present the case.
DR. WILLIAM PIEPER: This 45 year old male was first admitted to the Clinical Center in April, 1957, with acute complaints of recurrent abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting. History revealed that the patient was a known acromegalic giant (noted at age 16) who underwent pituitary radiation and partial hypophysectomy in 1947 at age 35 because of almost total blindness. His vision improved
ZUBROD CG, PIEPER W, HILBISH TF, SMITH R, DUTCHER T, WERMER P. ACROMEGALY, JEJUNAL ULCERS AND HYPERSECRETION OF GASTRIC JUICE: CLINICAL-PATHOLOGICAL CONFERENCE AT THE NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH1. Ann Intern Med. 1958;49:1389–1409. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-49-6-1389
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1958;49(6):1389-1409.
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