Medico-Chirurgical Transactions, 1850, v.33, pp. 303-6
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.
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Curling, Thomas Blizard, "Two cases of absence of the thyroid body and symmetrical swellings of fat tissue at the sides of the neck, connected with defective cerebral development." (1850). Classic Article Collection. 229.