FRANK DITURI, M.D., F.A.C.P.
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To the editor: After reading the article, "Three Thyrotoxic Criminals," by Davis and associates (Ann Intern Med 74:743-745, 1971), I was prompted to review a chart on a patient I had examined at the request of the Public Defender of a neighboring county. The patient was a 27-year-old man on trial for possession of a sawedoff shotgun, a felony in California. Because of a history of thyrotoxicosis, the Public Defender asked if I would examine the patient and give medical testimony at his trial.
The young man's medical and criminal history dated back to the age of 18 when he
FRANK DITURI. Another Thyrotoxic Criminal?. Ann Intern Med. 1971;75:478–479. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-75-3-478
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1971;75(3):478-479.
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