- Wyburn-Mason and Stamm hypothesis
A hypothesis for the causation of rheumatoid disease.
Also referred to as Wyburn-Mason and Stamm hypothesis. A hypothesis for the causation of rheumatoid disease. This eponym may belong in quackery rather than medicine. Stamm is William Percivale Stamm, an Air Vice Marshal who did research in the field of amoebae.
- Perry A. Chapdelaine, Sr.
The Roger Wyburn-Mason Hypothesis.
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