STANDIFORD HELM, M.D.; BAYARD T. HORTON, M.D., F.A.C.P.
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Though thrombo-angiitis obliterans is a comparatively rare disease, the association of this condition with diabetes mellitus is still rarer. Only seven cases, as revealed by a search of the literature, have been reported. Five of these have been seen at The Mayo Clinic, Adams1 having reported one in 1930 and one of us (Horton) and Allan2 four in 1934. The other two cases were reported by Davidson3 and Delbet,4 respectively, but although both patients were males, the diagnosis in both cases, from the standpoint of the occlusive arterial disease, was questionable.
Davidson's patient was 65 years of age when first
HELM S, HORTON BT. THROMBO-ANGIITIS OBLITERANS ASSOCIATED WITH DIABETES MELLITUS1. Ann Intern Med. 1939;12:1493–1498. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-12-9-1493
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1939;12(9):1493-1498.
Cardiology, Coronary Risk Factors, Diabetes, Endocrine and Metabolism, Rheumatology.
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