FREDERICK E. ZIMMER, M.D., F.A.C.P.
The syndrome of organic hypoglycemia is sufficiently infrequent in its occurrence, varied in etiology, arresting in its manifestations, and at times dramatic in response to treatment as to have received considerable attention in the medical press. The case reported here is believed to be worthy of presentation because of its unusual features.
Mrs. A. T. (G.M.C. #292-784) was referred to the Geisinger Medical Center on January 11, 1961, for investigation of known hypoglycemia. A 46-year-old housewife and factory worker, she had first noted a tendency to gain weight about 5 years prior to admission. During that interval she
ZIMMER FE. Islet-cell Carcinoma Treated with Alloxan: Associated with Calcified Hepatic Metastases and Thyrotoxic Myopathy. Ann Intern Med. ;61:543–549. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-61-3-543
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1964;61(3):543-549.
Gastroenterology/Hepatology, Gastrointestinal Cancer, Hematology/Oncology, Liver Cancer, Liver Disease.
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