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Progress in Pediatrics
October 1937

OSTEODYSTROPHIA FIBROSA: REPORT OF A CASE IN WHICH THE CONDITION WAS COMBINED WITH PRECOCIOUS PUBERTY, PATHOLOGIC PIGMENTATION OF THE SKIN AND HYPERTHYROIDISM, WITH A REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE

Author Affiliations

NEW YORK
From the Department of Diseases of Children, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, and the Babies Hospital.

Am J Dis Child. 1937;54(4):806-848. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1937.01980040110009
Abstract

The child whose history is recounted in the following pages exhibits a syndrome of developmental anomalies which has few counterparts in recorded medical experience. She has been a patient of the Babies Hospital for the past five years. Although the diagnostic investigations which have been carried out during this period have yielded informative results, the basic problems in normal and pathologic physiology which the child presents remain unsolved. Justification for selecting the present time to publish the record derives from the recent acquisition of information concerning a small number of patients with an identical or similar condition and from a desire to stimulate the publishing of reports of like cases which have doubtless come to the attention of physicians but which have remained unrecorded.

REPORT OF CASE  History.—The patient, a white girl, was born in New York on Sept. 9, 1926. The parents were Jews. The mother, a woman

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