LARRY D. CROOK, M.D.
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To the editor: In the recent article, "Islet Cell Tumors: Current Concepts and Management," (Ann Intern Med 79:239-257, 1973) the authors state, "in patients with undiagnosed seizure disorders, however, this drug [diphenylhydantoin] may partially mask both the clinical and diagnostic chemical features of insulinoma." It is hoped that patients will not be given diphenylhydantoin without a diagnosis.
CROOK LD. Diagnosis for Diphenylhydantoin. Ann Intern Med. ;79:755–756. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-79-5-755_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1973;79(5):755-756.
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