PAUL STARR, M.D.; HELEN PATTON
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Two years ago the administration of pregnancy urine extract (Antuitrin S) † to patients with hyperthyroidism was begun in this Clinic.
‡ A summary of metabolic results has been reported.1 In some patients a rapid remission occurred. The thyroid status of these patients a year or more later is to be given in this paper together with brief clinical descriptions. Six new case reports are presented. The characteristics of those patients in whom remission was not induced will be analyzed. The 13 patients are divided into four groups. Treatment consisted of one cubic centimeter of Antuitrin S (100 R. U.) or
STARR P, PATTON H. OBSERVATIONS OF REMISSIONS IN HYPERTHYROIDISM INDUCED BY PREGNANCY URINE EXTRACT*. Ann Intern Med. 1935;8:825–833. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-8-7-825
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1935;8(7):825-833.
Endocrine and Metabolism, Thyroid Disorders.
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