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Graves’ thyrotoxicosis following Hashimoto’s thyroiditis

Authors Troisi A, Novati P, Sali L, Colzani M, Monti G, Cardillo C, Tesauro M

Received 12 September 2012

Accepted for publication 28 November 2012

Published 13 March 2013 Volume 2013:3 Pages 13—15


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A Troisi,1 P Novati,1 L Sali,1 M Colzani,1 G Monti,1 C Cardillo,3 M Tesauro2

1Division of Internal Medicine, Saronno Hospital, Italy; 2Department of Internal Medicine, Tor Vergata Clinical Center, University of Rome, Rome, Italy; 3Department of Internal Medicine, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy

Abstract: Autoimmune thyroid disease traditionally includes chronic thyroiditis, autoimmune hyperthyroidism (Graves’ disease), and primary nongoitrous myxedema, and these diseases have a common syndrome-sharing pathophysiology. Here we report a rare case of simultaneous occurrence of thyrotoxicosis linked to Graves’ disease and chronic hypothyroidism due to Hashimoto’s thyroiditis.

Keywords: Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, Graves’ disease, autoimmune thyroid disorders

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