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CORTICOSTEROID MYOPATHY: A CLINICAL AND PATHOLOGICAL STUDY
In six patients with Cushing's syndrome and three with steroid myopathy, the clinical, functional, biochemical and structural characteristics of myopathy are described. Proximal muscle weaknessExpand
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Coincident diabetes mellitus and primary hyperparathyroidism
The prevalence of diabetes mellitus in primary hyperparathyroidism is ∼8% and that of primary hyperparathyroidism in diabetic patients is ∼1%. Both values are about three‐fold higher than theExpand
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Effect of treatment on skeletal muscle dysfunction in hypothyroidism.
Abnormalities in skeletal muscle function were characterized in 19 hypothyroid subjects and the extent and time course of recovery in these abnormalities after treatment determined. Slow muscleExpand
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Muscle morphology and metabolism in hypothyroid myopathy: effects of treatment.
Needle biopsies from vastus lateralis in untreated hypothyroid patients with muscle weakness confirmed by quadriceps force measurements (n = 11) were repeated when the patients had taken L-thyroxineExpand
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Complete histological regression of metastatic carcinoid tumour after treatment with octreotide
A 69‐year‐old woman was admitted with facial flushing, weight loss and intermittent diarrhoea. Urinary 5‐hydroxyindole‐acetic acid (5‐HIAA) level was elevated at 200 μmol/24 h (normal: < 50).Expand
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The neuromuscular features of acromegaly: a clinical and pathological study.
A study of the neuromuscular features of acromegaly was performed in six patients. Clinical assessment was supplemented by quadriceps force measurements, plasma creatine kinase (CK) activities,Expand
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Squamous cell carcinoma developing in necrobiosis lipoidica
We describe a case of squamous cell carcinoma arising in long‐standing necrobiosis lipoidica in a type 1 female diabetic patient. The tumour and the skin lesion were successfully excised and repairedExpand
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EFFECT OF TREATMENT OF CUSHING'S SYNDROME ON SKELETAL MUSCLE STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION
The time course of recovery in the myopathy of Cushing's syndrome was studied before and after removal of a pituitary adenoma at hypophysectomy in three patients and an adrenal adenoma in another.Expand
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Prevalence of thyroid antibodies in Shiraz, Iran, an area with iodine deficiency.
  • A. Khaleeli
  • Medicine
  • Postgraduate medical journal
  • 1 January 1981
The prevalence of thyroid antibodies was 2% among 53 healthy Shirazi volunteers, 3% among 30 consecutive patients with goitre, 41% among 17 patients with thyrotoxicosis and 67% among 18 consecutiveExpand
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Steroid responsiveness in a case of Riedel's thyroiditis and retroperitoneal fibrosis
Riedel's thyroiditis is a rare chronic inflammatory disease of the thyroid characterised by an invasive fibrotic process. We present a lady with newly diagnosed hypothyroidism, rapidly enlargingExpand
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