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Over thirty contributors, well known in their respective fields, have gathered the widely scattered literature concerned with various biochemical abnormalities associated with human disease to present a summary in a practical and clinically oriented fashion. The material is arranged on the basis of 'organ systems' rather than on the more usual basis of disorders in carbohydrate, fat and protein metabolism. The following groups of diseases are discussed: gastrointestinal, renal and genito-urinary, hypertensive, hematologic, neurologic, nutritional and endocrine. Six additional chapters are devoted to miscellaneous metabolic disorders: abnormalities of amino-acid and hemoglobin metabolism, connective tissue disorders, porphyrias, hemochromatosis, glycogen storage diseases,
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Biochemical Disorders in Human Disease.. Ann Intern Med. 1958;49:1273. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-49-5-1273_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1958;49(5):1273.
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