Date

January 1850

Document Type

Article

Journal Volume

Medico-Chirurgical Transactions, 1850, v.33, pp. 303-6

Description

Curling, of the London Hospital, was the first accurately to note the clinical picture of cretinism, which Ord was later to name myxoedema. Curling was also the first to suggest deficiency of the thyroid as a case of cretinism.

Identifier

Morton no.: 3818

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