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November 1941

DISEASES OF THE ADRENAL GLANDS: II. TUMORS OF THE ADRENAL CORTEX, DISEASES OF THE ADRENAL MEDULLA AND ALLIED DISTURBANCES

Arch Intern Med (Chic). 1941;68(5):1010-1036. doi:10.1001/archinte.1941.00200110162009
Abstract

Adrenal cortical tumors and allied disturbances1 continue to arouse considerable interest. Since the last review of the subject appeared in this journal2 a considerable number of cases have been reported and several comprehensive articles dealing with these conditions have appeared.3

TUMORS OF THE ADRENAL CORTEX  It is surprising, however, to find that no one has catalogued the symptoms as they have been described in the reports of cases which have been published. We have felt for a long time that some such work should be undertaken, because the various individual cases do not always conform, by any means, to the composite picture which has been so frequently described. Furthermore, there has been a tendency to use the "classic" case as the basis for endocrine hypotheses and implications which are not limited to this particular subject, but which bear on other current endocrinologic problems as well. With these

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