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Confirmatory testing in primary aldosteronism.
CONTEXT Although confirmatory testing to verify aldosterone excess is a key step in the diagnosis of primary aldosteronism (PA), there is no consensus as to whether it is always needed and which ofExpand
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A novel GATA3 nonsense mutation in a newly diagnosed adult patient of hypoparathyroidism, deafness, and renal dysplasia (HDR) syndrome.
OBJECTIVE Hypoparathyroidism, deafness, and renal dysplasia (HDR) syndrome is an autosomal dominant disorder caused by a GATA3 gene mutation. Here we report a novel mutation of GATA3 in a patientExpand
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Serum levels of IgG and IgG4 in Hashimoto thyroiditis
Abstract.Although IgG4-related disease is characterized by extensive infiltration of IgG4-positive plasma cells and lymphocytes of various organs, the details of this systemic disease are stillExpand
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Two rare TSH receptor amino acid substitutions in toxic thyroid adenomas.
Toxic adenoma and toxic multinodular goiter (TMNG) are common causes of hyperthyroidism in iodine-deficient regions, but they are relatively rare in iodine-sufficient regions, including Japan.Expand
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[Clinical feature and differential diagnosis of benign and malignant pheochromocytoma].
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[The cutting-edge of medicine; diagnosis and treatment of malignant pheochromocytoma].
643 COSYNTROPIN STIMULATION TEST IS USEFUL IN DISTINGUISHING UNILATERAL FROM BILATERAL PRIMARY ALDOSTERONISM
Background: Primary aldosteronism (PA) is a common cause of endocrine hypertension. Although adrenal venous sampling (AVS) is the gold standard for subtype classification, it is available in limitedExpand
657 RE-EVALUATION OF THE SALINE INFUSION TEST FOR PRIMARY ALDOSTERONISM: DURATION, THE SUBTYPE CLASSIFICATION AND CUT-OFF LIMITS FOR ALDOSTERONE
Objectives: Saline infusion test (SIT) is useful for confirming primary aldosteronism (PA). Previous study reported bilateral PA (Bil-PA) may frequently have suppression of plasma aldosteroneExpand