ROBERT G. STRICKLAND, M.D.
Two cases of pernicious anemia associated with polyendocrine deficiency are described, and previous instances of this syndrome are reviewed. Such cases may strengthen the possibility of a true association between pernicious anemia and endocrine disorders. The high incidence of circulating organ-specific antibiodies noted in these cases provides the one common link between these several apparently unrelated diseases and supports the concept that autoimmune mechanisms are important in their pathogenesis.
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STRICKLAND RG. Pernicious Anemia and Polyendocrine Deficiency. Ann Intern Med. 1969;70:1001–1005. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-70-5-1001
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1969;70(5):1001-1005.
Hematology/Oncology, Red Cell Disorders.
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