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October 18, 1902

THE ASSOCIATION OF GRAVES' DISEASE WITH GLYCOSURIA AND DIABETES MELLITUS.

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NEW YORK CITY.

JAMA. 1902;XXXIX(16):972-978. doi:10.1001/jama.1902.52480420024001f
Abstract

Glycosuria as a concomitant of Graves' disease may occur: 1. As alimentary glycosuria. 2. As spontaneous glycosuria. 3. As diabetic glycosuria.

Actuated by the occurrence of transitory glycosuria, especially of the alimentary type e saccharo, in 69 per cent. of his cases of Graves' disease, Chvostek1 considers glycosuria almost a symptom of the latter affection. A similar frequency of this association was also met with by Kraus and Ludwig,2 who occasioned glycosuria in 4 out of 6 instances of exophthalmic goiter. In the experience of other clinicians, however, alimentary glycosuria e saccharo is by no means so frequent a phenomenon in Graves' disease. Strauss3 found it in 3 out of 19 cases of the affection; Naunyn4 could produce it but in one of his numerous cases of Graves' disease at the Strassbourg clinic; among 8 cases of the malady out of a total of 10 which

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