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ea0037ep1257 | Clinical Cases–Thyroid/Other | ECE2015

Incidental papilar carcinoma and large goitre in extremely obese patient with excessive daytime sleepiness

Tancic-Gajic Milina , Vujovic Svetlana , Vukcevic Miodrag , Ivovic Miomira , Marina Ljiljana , Arizanovic Zorana , Micic Dragan

Introduction: In adults, the most common cause of obstructive sleep apnoea is obesity. Other causes are anatomical craniofacial bony abnormalities, neurologic syndromes, alcohol and sedatives use, hypothyroidism, acromegaly and rarely thyroid goitre. Untreated obstructive sleep apnoea can lead to serious complications, including cardiovascular diseases, accidents, and premature death.Case report: A 56-year-old patient was referred to a pulmologist due to...