pamphlet. 1 page (p. 1072) IN: The British Medical Journal, 1883, vol. 2, Dec 1st. 4to, modern wrappers. London, 1883. First Edition. Whole issue offered entire.
Semon argued that cachexia strumipriva, myxoedema, and cretinism were all due to loss of function of the thyroid. His contention, at first criticized, was later fully endorsed by the report of a committee set up by the Clinical Society of London to investigate the subject of myxoedema. GM 3831.