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A memorable patiend: Another paper lost

BMJ 1998; 316 doi: (Published 17 January 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;316:g
  1. Nicholas Mayne, retired physician
  1. Cheltenham

    She was a pretty, fair haired girl of 16. She and her parents had just returned from a disastrous skiing holiday in her father's native Austria. Before leaving she had noticed thirst and polyuria for a fortnight. While on holiday she had abdominal pain and a normal appendix was removed. After the operation the blood glucose concentration was 18 …

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