ROBERT C. LEVY, M.D., F.A.C.P.; HERBERT G. LEVIN, M.D.
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We have recently observed a patient with severe thyrotoxicosis and associated generalized lymphadenopathy. Following thyroidectomy, the lymphadenopathy disappeared. This case is reported because it deals with the interesting relationship between the thyroid, adrenal cortex and lymphatic systems.
A 34 year old colored male entered Michael Reese Hospital on December 21, 1948. During the preceding year he had lost about 15 pounds of weight. One month before admission he began to vomit daily, usually after breakfast. One week later he developed a diarrhea, with five to six watery, loose stools a day. Two weeks before admission he complained of
LEVY RC, LEVIN HG. THYROTOXICOSIS WITH FEATURES SIMULATING LYMPHOBLASTOMA1. Ann Intern Med. 1951;35:1371–1373. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-35-6-1371
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1951;35(6):1371-1373.
Endocrine and Metabolism, Hematology/Oncology, Leukemia/Lymphoma, Thyroid Disorders.
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