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ea0041ep1153 | Thyroid cancer | ECE2016

Thyroid cancer in a patient with neurofibromatosis type 1: von recklinghausen disease

Karaitianos Ioannis , Athanassiou Panagiotis , Tsomidou Christiana , Kostoglou-Athanassiou Ifigenia

Introduction: Neurofibromatosis type 1 or von Recklinghausen disease is a systemic hereditary disease characterized by disorders regarding the skin, neural and skeletal systems. Osteoporosis is one of the skeletal manifestations of neurofibromatosis type 1, being associated with increased fracture risk. Neurofibromatosis type 1 is associated with a propensity for the development of cancer, breast cancer in particular being associated with neurofibromatosis type 1.<p class=...