ERNEST I. MELTON; W. L. MCNAMARA
Hodgkin's granuloma is a fairly common entity, but involvement of the pituitary gland with symptoms is rarely encountered. In a survey of the literature, only four cases of lymphogranuloma of the hypophysis were found, one case without symptoms and the other three showing the symptoms of diabetes insipidus. A case of the later type is described.
The patient, M. C. S., was a white male, aged 47, a farmer, admitted March 24, 1945. The family history and the past history presented nothing of significance. The patient had been in good health until August 1944 when he first noticed
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MELTON EI, MCNAMARA WL. HODGKIN'S DISEASE INVOLVING THE PITUITARY GLAND WITH DIABETES INSIPIDUS(HODGKIN'S DISEASE INVOLVING THE PITUITARY GLAND WITH DIABETES INSIPIDUS*). Ann Intern Med. 1946;25:525–531. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-25-3-525
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1946;25(3):525-531.
Endocrine and Metabolism, Neurology, Pituitary Disorders.
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