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ea0032p284 | Clinical case reports - Thyroid / Others | ECE2013

Autoimmune hypothyroidism converted to hyperthyroidism: is it a common phenomenon?

Furqan Saira , Islam Najmul

Introduction: Graves’ disease and Hashimoto’s thyroiditis are the two autoimmune spectrum of thyroid disease. Cases of conversion from hyperthyroidism to hypothyroidism have been reported but conversion from hypothyroidism to hyperthyroidism is very rare although reported. We report a case of hypothyroidism that converted to a hyperthyroid state needing treatment.Case report: A 36 years old female presented with a 3 months history of easy fatig...

ea0035p1089 | Thyroid Cancer | ECE2014

Prognosis and outcome analysis of thyroid cancer: experience from a tertiary care centre in Pakistan

Furqan Saira , Ahmed Asma , Bhutta Zain Ali , Majid Uzma , Awan Safia , Islam Najmul

Material and methods: Retrospective review of patients with thyroid cancer at our hospital from 1999 to 2011 was done.Results: Mean age at presentation was 44±17 years with female to male ratio of 2.1:1. Patients were followed for mean of 6.45 and median of 6 years. Out of 206 patients, 158 had differentiated thyroid carcinoma. Most common variant was papillary (n=130, 63.10%) followed by follicular carcinoma (n=22, 8.73%). 6 (2.91...