MORTIMER B. LIPSETT, M.D., F.A.C.P.; WILLIAM D. ODELL, M.D.; LEON E. ROSENBERG, M.D.; THOMAS A. WALDMANN, M.D.
Dr. Mortimer B. Lipsett: During the past 10 years, the oncologist and endocrinologist have become increasingly aware of the occurrence of several endocrine syndromes in association with neoplasia. There is presumptive evidence in each case that the syndrome is due to overproduction of a hormone or a hormonal-like material synthesized by a neoplasm arising from tissue that does not normally produce the hormone.
The syndromes that have been described are presented in Table 1 with an estimate of the number of cases of each that has been reported. The hormonal-like activity that has been either demonstrated or inferred in each
LIPSETT MB, ODELL WD, ROSENBERG LE, WALDMANN TA. Humoral Syndromes Associated with Nonendocrine Tumors. Ann Intern Med. 1964;61:733–756. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-61-4-733
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1964;61(4):733-756.
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