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Cukurova Med J. 2013; 38(4): 805-808


Neurofibromatosis type 1 and autoimmune hyperthyroidism in a 10,5 years-old girl

Hüseyin Demirbilek, Serhan Küpeli, Mehmet Nuri Özbek, Semra Saygı, Aysen Türedi Yıldırım.

Abstract
Neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) is an autosomal dominant inherited multisystem disease associated with several endocrine disorders. Association of NF1 and hyperthyroidism is extremely rare. All previously reported cases were in adult age group. Herein, we present autoimmune thyrotoxicosis associated to NF1 in a pediatric patient presenting with goiter and symptoms of thyrotoxicosis.

Key words: Keywords: Neurofibromatosis type 1, autoimmune hyperthyroidism, Graves’ disease



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