LEONARD BRESLAW, M.D.; JOYCE LASHOF, M.D.; CHARLES KLEIN, M.D.
A review of the literature reveals no well documented case of the existence of diabetes mellitus, hyperthyroidism and Addison's disease in one patient. Rowntree and Snell1 reported one such case, but some doubt was cast on its validity by Rhind and Wilson.2
The patient, a Russian-born white woman who was 48 years old at the time of her initial hospital admission, entered the Bronx Hospital for the first time on September 29, 1947, in a stupor, with a history of nausea and vomiting of two days' duration. Past history revealed that the patient had had typhoid fever in
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BRESLAW L, LASHOF J, KLEIN C. DIABETES MELLITUS, HYPERTHYROIDISM AND ADDISON'S DISEASE IN ONE PATIENT(DIABETES MELLITUS, HYPERTHYROIDISM AND ADDISON'S DISEASE IN ONE PATIENT*). Ann Intern Med. 1953;38:338–342. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-38-2-338
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1953;38(2):338-342.
Adrenal Disorders, Cardiology, Coronary Risk Factors, Diabetes, Endocrine and Metabolism.
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