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August 28, 1926

Clinique médicale des enfants: Troubles de la nutrition et de la croissance.

JAMA. 1926;87(9):695-696. doi:10.1001/jama.1926.02680090073040

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Abstract

In this volume on the disturbances of growth and nutrition in children, Nobécourt follows the method he employed in the previous volumes on the affections of the circulatory and respiratory systems. He relates case histories, shows the methods used to arrive at a diagnosis, and points out the difficulties encountered and the treatment instituted. With these cases as a basis he discusses the material in the light of present conceptions, and seeks to draw conclusions that seem most logical in light of the present state of our knowledge. The first portion of the book is devoted to the consideration of hypothyroidism in children. The morphologic characteristics of congenital myxedema are given, and the effect of this condition on growth fully elaborated. Nobécourt states that it is evident that the thyroid secretes substances which act on growth. These substances are termed hormones, but he points out that we know nothing of

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