JOHN B. YOUMANS, M.D., F.A.C.P.; SAMUEL S. RIVEN, M.D.
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During recent years considerable evidence has accumulated to emphasize the importance of hypothyroidism without myxedema as a separate clinical entity. A growing number of case reports and articles dealing with this condition indicates an increasing appreciation of its frequency and importance. Many of the reports have been from regions where goiter is common but the report of Thompson and Thompson1 from the New England States, King2 from Baltimore, and Higgins3 from Virginia show that the condition is not confined to such areas. The present report from a region where the general incidence of goiter is relatively low gives further evidence
YOUMANS JB, RIVEN SS. Hypothyroidism Without Myxedema*†. Ann Intern Med. 1932;5:1497–1505. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-5-12-1497
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1932;5(12):1497-1505.
Endocrine and Metabolism, Thyroid Disorders.
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