THYROID HEMIAGENESIS ASSOCIATED WITH GRAVES' DISEASE: A CASE REPORT AND REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE


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Cansu G. B. , Taskiran B. , Bahceci T.

ACTA ENDOCRINOLOGICA-BUCHAREST, vol.13, no.3, pp.342-348, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Review
  • Volume: 13 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.4183/aeb.2017.342
  • Title of Journal : ACTA ENDOCRINOLOGICA-BUCHAREST
  • Page Numbers: pp.342-348
  • Keywords: Throid hemiagenesis, Graves' disease, PRIMARY HYPOTHYROIDISM, HYPERTHYROIDISM, LOBE, OPHTHALMOPATHY, HEMIAPLASIA, DIAGNOSIS, GLAND

Abstract

Introduction. Thyroid hemiagenesis (TH) is a congenital developmental disorder. Most cases are euthyroid although hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism, and malignancy may develop. We present a case of hemiagenesis with Graves' disease (GD) and review the literature about the association.