Łukasz Zarudzki

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INTRODUCTION Radioactive iodine (RAI) therapy may induce or worsen orbitopathy (GO) in Graves' disease (GD). The aim of this study was a prospective assessment of the risk of GO exacerbation in a GD patients cohort submitted to RAI therapy for hyperthyroidism. MATERIAL AND METHODS 208 consecutive GD patients treated with 131I in 2007 were enrolled. The(More)
Results Radiological signs of GO were present in 78/85 patients (92%). Active phase was diagnosed in 20/85 subjects, among them in 16/20 on the basis of clinical evaluation and in 15/20 by MRI. Concordant diagnosis was made in 11 cases, whereas in the remaining 9 subjects active phase of GO was recognized by clinical (5 pts) or radiological (4 pts) features(More)
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