MORTON J. GOODMAN, M.D.
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Periarteritis nodosa is a disease which is so uniformly fatal that instances of recovery merit special attention. The case herewith recorded is of particular interest because of its association with sensitivity to sulfadiazine, a drug which is now suspected of being antigenic and capable of producing widespread vascular lesions similar to those of periarteritis nodosa.1, 2, 3 In addition, the extraordinary and rapid recovery of this patient following the administration of full doses of the offending drug makes the following details worthy of record.
J. S., a 17 year old white American student, was admitted to Multnomah Hospital
GOODMAN MJ. PERIARTERITIS NODOSA WITH RECOVERY: REPORT OF AN UNUSUAL CASE APPARENTLY DUE TO SENSITIVITY TO SULFADIAZINE1. Ann Intern Med. ;28:181–187. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-28-1-181
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1948;28(1):181-187.
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