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BACKGROUND Subclinical hypothyroidism (SH), defined as mild thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) elevation with normal free thyroxine (FT4) levels and no symptoms, is common during the first few years of life in Down syndrome (DS) and can be self-limiting. Our objective was to confirm that SH is usually a transitory disorder and to identify the factors(More)
A 30-year-old man was hospitalized with edema, polyuria, and abnormalities in taste. ACTH and cortisol levels at admission were markedly elevated, even after attempted suppression with 8 mg dexamethasone. A thoracic-abdominal CT revealed an anterior mediastinal lesion and hyperplasia of both adrenal glands. After excision of the mediastinal mass, which(More)
BACKGROUND The purpose of this prospective cohort study was to compare the costs of day hospital (DH) care for hyperglycemic crisis in elderly diabetic patients with those of conventional hospitalization (CH). Secondary objectives were to compare these two clinical scenarios in terms of glycemic control, number of emergency and outpatient visits,(More)
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