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The neuromuscular complications of thyroid disease are a fascinating and important subject bordering on an area of medicine where specialties, including endocrinology, neurology, physiology, and pathology overlap. Ian Ramsey, a pioneer in this field whose many papers have marked real advances in the understanding of metabolic muscle disease, is highly qualified to present the state of knowledge both from an analysis of his own work and from an intelligent review of the work of others. His lucid account, read easily in two hours, nicely covers the clinical, chemical, neurophysiologic, and structural findings in thyrotoxic myopathy, thyrotoxic periodic paralysis, and the
Thyroid Disease and Muscle Dysfunction.. Ann Intern Med. ;83:747. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-83-5-747_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1975;83(5):747.
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