E. G. WAKEFIELD, B.S., M.D.
During the last decade the group of congenital anomalies which are characterized by an overgrowth of a single part, parts or the whole half of the body has received considerable space in medical literature. Too much has been said about the rarity, too many fanciful theories have been put forward to explain the etiology and too little has been said about a differential diagnosis for the most of us to have a clear conception of the anomaly and its accompanying conditions. The statement has been made that this is the rarest anomaly known to medicine. This statement would be hard
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WAKEFIELD EG. Congenital Hypertrophy, Involving the Right Side of a Female Aged Six. Ann Intern Med. 1927;1:292–296. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-1-5-292
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1927;1(5):292-296.
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