ROBERT G. STRICKLAND, M.D.
Two cases of pernicious anemia associated with polyendocrine deficiency are described, and previous instances of this syndrome are reviewed. Such cases may strengthen the possibility of a true association between pernicious anemia and endocrine disorders. The high incidence of circulating organ-specific antibiodies noted in these cases provides the one common link between these several apparently unrelated diseases and supports the concept that autoimmune mechanisms are important in their pathogenesis.
STRICKLAND RG. Pernicious Anemia and Polyendocrine Deficiency. Ann Intern Med. ;70:1001–1005. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-70-5-1001
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1969;70(5):1001-1005.
Hematology/Oncology, Red Cell Disorders.
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