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September 7, 1889


JAMA. 1889;XIII(10):355-359. doi:10.1001/jama.1889.02401070031012

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Dr. Janeway on the Diagnosis and Treatment of Basedow' s Disease—Dr. J. Lewis Smith on Idiopathic Contractions, or Tetany in Infancy and early Childhood.

The last meeting of the New York County Medical Association for the present season was an unusually attractive one; valuable papers by Professors E. G. Janeway and J. Lewis Smith constituting the main features of scientific interest. Dr. Janeway's was on "The Diagnosis and Treatment of Basedow's Disease," and in it he said his object was not to include the whole range of this affection, but rather to present some points derived from his personal observations in a considerable number of cases which might be of practical service. When well developed and presenting all the marked features characteristic of it, exophthalmic goitre could be at once recognized by any tyro; but the case was very different in the incipiency of the disease,

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