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ea0041gp67 | Clinical Case Reports | ECE2016

Nivolumab associated thyroiditis in a patient with squamous non small cell lung cancer

Sendur Ayse , Sendur Suleyman Nahit , Demirkazik Ahmet , Dagdelen Selcuk , Erbas Tomris

Nivolumab is the first programmed death 1 (PD-1) immune checkpoint inhibitor. It is approved for use in advanced melanoma and squamous non small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). PD-1 immune checkpoint inhibitors can cause autoimmune disease of endocrine glands, including the thyroid. Here, we present a case of thyroiditis after nivolumab therapy.A 61 year-old female patient with NSCLC was consulted to endocrinology department for abnormal thyroid function test ...