R. H. KAMPMEIER, M.D., F.A.C.P.
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A search of the literature available to me has failed to reveal a case report in which this peculiar association of diseases occurred.
The patient whose case is reported below showed a group of symptoms and signs which confused the diagnosis so that, though scurvy was considered at once, the thyrotoxicosis was not appreciated at first.
Case Report—J. T., a Spaniard aged 52, barber by occupation, entered the Pueblo Clinic on April 5, 1930, and was referred to me by Dr. H. A. Black.
Chief Complaint—Diarrhea, fever, and weakness.
Present Illness—In December, 1929, the patient had had a
KAMPMEIER RH. Scurvy in the Presence of Thyrotoxicosis1. Ann Intern Med. 1931;4:1469–1471. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-4-11-1469
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1931;4(11):1469-1471.
Endocrine and Metabolism, Thyroid Disorders.
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