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ea0081p643 | Endocrine-Related Cancer | ECE2022

Thyroid cancer and thalassemia major: new hypotheses from an old clinical scenario

Poggi Maurizio , Samperi Irene , Monti Salvatore , motta cecilia , Pugliese Giuseppe

Thyroid cancer (TC) is one of the most frequent neoplasia diagnosed in general population with an estimated incidence of 6.6 cases per 100.000 and mortality of 0.43 cases per 100.000. Differentiated thyroid cancer (DTC), which includes papillary (PTC) and follicular cancer (FTC), comprises the large majority (up to 90%) of all thyroid cancer cases. At the moment etiology of TC is not completely understood, with multiple genetic and epigenetic factor that are thought to be impo...

ea0037ep1036 | Thyroid (non-cancer) | ECE2015

Prevalence of hypothyroidism in a large series of adult thalassemic patients

Radin Raffaella , Danesi Leila , Ambrogio Alberto , Cassinerio Elena , Zanaboni Laura , Cappellini Maria Domenica , Baldini Marina , Poggi Maurizio , Ottaviani Chiara , Toscano Vincenzo , Zavattaro Marco , Cavagnini Francesco , Persani Luca , Scacchi Massimo

Hypothyroidism has been traditionally described as a frequent endocrine complication of thalassemic children: in these patients hypothyroidism is mainly of primary origin and not linked to autoimmunity (Mariotti et al., Pediatr Endocrinol Rev 2011). Fewer data are available on the prevalence and nature of this complication in adult age thalassemia. Therefore, we elected to evaluate thyroid function and autoimmunity in a large series of adult patients.<p class="abs...