Jod Basedow phenomenon
Jod-Basedow phenomenon is induction of thyrotoxicosis in a previously normal individual as a result of exposure to large quantities of iodine.
This is not a conjoint eponym, as there is no Dr. Jod. Jod is the German word for iodine.
We thank John Ryan for information submitted
- A. Goday-Arno, A. Garcia Rico, A. Martinez-Riquelme, J. F. Cano-Perez:
[Graves Basedow disease following treatment with magistral formulae for obesity. Jod-Basedow phenomenon?] [Article in Spanish]
Revista clinica espanola, Barcelona, August 1996, 196 (8): 536-538. [Jod-Basedow phenomenon: who was Dr. Jod?] [Article in Spanish]
Comment on above.
Revista clinica espanola, July 1997, 197 (7): 531.
- J. B. Stanbury, A. E. Ermans, P. Bourdoux, C. Todd, E. Oken, R. Tonglet, G. Vidor, L. E. Braveman, G. Medeiros-Neto:
Iodine induced hyperthyroidism: occurrence and epidemiology.
Thyroid, New York, 1998, 8: 83–100.