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September 13, 1890

A PECULIAR CASE OF ADDISON'S DISEASE.Read in the Section of Dermatology and Syphiligrophy at the Forty-first Annual Meeting of the American Medical Association, Nashville, Tenn., May, 1890.

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PROFESSOR OF DERMATOLOGY IN THE ST. LOUIS COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS AND SURGEONS.

JAMA. 1890;XV(11):385-387. doi:10.1001/jama.1890.02410370009001c

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Abstract

Despite the fact that the literature of Addison's disease is vast and that much has been written upon this peculiar affection, its clinical characteristics and its pathology, each new case which is reported has a certain interest attaching to it which is certain to attract more or less attention. I do not purpose writing an exhaustive paper upon the subject, but merely wish to place upon record a case which proved interesting to me from the fact that a certain symptom presented itself which I have not found recorded in connection with this affection. I wish to state, how ever, that my search has been by no means exhaustive, and that similar cases might have escaped me in my rather rapid review of a portion of the literature of the subject. This symptom to which I will call attention later on in a more explicit manner is one which I

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