Effect of Thyroxine on Exophthalmos in Thyrotoxicosis

Koutras, D. A.; Alexander, W. D.; Buchanan, W. W.; Harden, R. McG.; Hunter, R. D.
February 1965
British Medical Journal;2/20/1965, Vol. 1 Issue 5433, p493
Academic Journal
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