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ea0029p463 | Clinical case reports - Thyroid/Others | ICEECE2012

Catastrophic bone deformities associated with primary hyperparathyroidism in a middle-aged man

Agbaht K. , Aytac A. , Gullu S.

Background: Parathyroid carcinoma is a very rare cause of primary hyperparathyroidism. We aimed to present a case of middle-aged man, who was initially misdiagnosed as parathyroid adenoma, with parathyroid carcinoma and severe bone deformities associated with hyperparathyroidism.Case: A 36-years old male presented with leg aches and severe hypercalcemia in 2001, when he was diagnosed with primary hyperparathyroidism (corrected serum calcium 18.5 mg/dL (8...

ea0029p1710 | Thyroid (non-cancer) | ICEECE2012

Autoimmune and allergic diseases associated with autoimmune thyroid diseases

Dagdelen I. , Agbaht K. , Soykan I. , Gullu S.

Background: Sometimes, although the serum thyroid hormone levels are in desired ranges, the patient still has complaints. On the other hand, the dose of levothyroxine replacement may be variable in patients with hypothyroidism. These factors directly influencing the clinical practice may be, to some extent, associated with other immunological/allergic diseases that accompany autoimmune thyroid diseases (ATDs).Aim: To document the other autoimmune/allergi...