It is the purpose of this report to present a case of chronic hemorrhagic Bright's disease in which a remarkable pituitary basophilism apparently contributed to the clinical picture.
F. B., an unmarried Jewess of 30 years, referred by Drs. J. Eidelsberg and J. W. Wilner of New York City, entered the Rockefeller Institute Hospital May 11, 1935, with complaints of swelling of the face and lower extremities, increasing weakness, and failing vision for one and one-half years; also obesity and diabetes for 10 years.
Family and Personal History. The patient was one of a family of four children; her three
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A CASE OF CHRONIC HEMORRHAGIC BRIGHT'S DISEASE ASSOCIATED WITH AN ANOMALOUS BASOPHILIC PITUITARY GLAND(A CASE OF CHRONIC HEMORRHAGIC BRIGHT'S DISEASE ASSOCIATED WITH AN ANOMALOUS BASOPHILIC PITUITARY GLAND*). Ann Intern Med. 1938;11:2037–2043. doi: 10.1059/0003-4819-11-11-2037
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1938;11(11):2037-2043.
Endocrine and Metabolism, Nephrology, Neurology, Pituitary Disorders.
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