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"Thyroid added to medication for almost any glandular deficiency increases the effectiveness of treatment." So states Dr. Hutton early in this brief volume, and, true to his own precept, he proceeds to endorse with enthusiasm the use of thyroid hormone in mongolism, hypoparathyroidism, infertility, cryptorchidism, obesity, delayed puberty, and "Froelich's syndrome." Other examples of his therapeutic zeal include the use of chorionic gonadotropin in obesity, pituitary irradiation in tall girls and amenorrheic or sterile women, posterior pituitary extract in "Froelich's syndrome," and adrenal steroids in convalescence from "flu." He bemoans the unavailability of anterior pituitary extract, which he had found
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Practical Endocrinology.. Ann Intern Med. 1967;66:825–826. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-66-4-825_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1967;66(4):825-826.
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