J. L. CARR, M.D.; C. L. CONNOR, M.D.
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Since the extraction of a potent principle from the adrenal cortex by Swingle and Pfiffner19 and by Hartmann8 much greater interest has centered upon this gland than ever before. Animal experimentation has at last acquired a tool to work with, and it is being used extensively. Great hopes have been entertained for the successful treatment of Addison's disease, and the cortical extract has been used for this purpose with some degree of success by Rowntree and others.16 The very nature of this condition, however, would preclude the possibility of a cure, since it is caused in most cases by a
CARR JL, CONNOR CL. Animal Experiments with Adrenal Cortical Extracts*†. Ann Intern Med. 1933;6:1225–1230. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-6-9-1225
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1933;6(9):1225-1230.
Adrenal Disorders, Endocrine and Metabolism.
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