Myxœdema and its nervous symptoms.

Savage, George Henry, 1842-1921.

Journal : Journal of Mental Science ; n.s., vol. xxv.

London : J. and A. Churchill, 1880.

Description : 517–519 p., [1 l.] pl. ; ill.: 2 phots. ; 25 cm.

Photographs : artotypes, oval portraits of 2 patients, on printed leaf.

Subject : Thyroid — Myxoedema.

Notes :


The two photographs were provided by Dr. William Miller Ord (1834-1902), whose name is eponymous with the idiopathic form of thyroiditis. Ord introduced the term, "myxoedema," to describe the symptoms of severely advanced hypothyroidism (GM-3825).

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