JOSEPH I. GOODMAN, M.D., F.A.C.P.
It was fully recognized in the older literature that the liver is frequently increased in size, and sometimes tender, in patients with diabetes mellitus.1-3 In fact, in 1885 Pavy4 found liver enlargement associated with diabetes often enough to warrant his postulating a connection between the two conditions. However, in the recent clinical literature there have been relatively few references to hepatic enlargement in diabetes mellitus.5-7, 14, 18, 32, 36 Of more pertinent value in this respect are the reports of animal experiments. Following total extirpation of the pancreas in dogs the liver remains large out of all proportion to the
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GOODMAN JI. HEPATOMEGALY AND DIABETES MELLITUS(HEPATOMEGALY AND DIABETES MELLITUS*). Ann Intern Med. 1953;39:1077–1087. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-39-5-1077
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1953;39(5):1077-1087.
Cardiology, Coronary Risk Factors, Diabetes, Endocrine and Metabolism.
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