"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.” In: Medico-Chirurgical Transactions. Volume 33. Thomas Blizard CURLING.

"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.” In: Medico-Chirurgical Transactions. Volume 33

London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, et al, 1842. 8vo. Curling’s paper appears on page 260-81. Engraved plates. Modern half leather. Fine copy. Item #405490

FIRST EDITION. "Curling, of the London Hospital, was the first accurately to note the clinical picture of cretinism, which Ord was later to name 'myxedema'. Curling was also the first to suggest deficiency of the thyroid as a case of cretinism" (Garrison-Morton-Norman 3818).

In this volume is one other important paper:

MACINTYRE, William (1791-1857). "Case of mollities and fragilitas ossium". Vol. 33, pp. 211-32. Multiple myeloma first described. Garrison-Morton-Norman 4327.

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