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Hypocalcemia following Thyroid Surgery: Incidence and Prediction of Outcome
Abstract. Postoperative hypocalcemia is a common and most often transient event after extensive thyroid surgery. It may reveal iatrogenic injury to the parathyroid glands and permanentExpand
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Germline mutations in the thyrotropin receptor gene cause non–autoimmune autosomal dominant hyperthyroidism
The thyrotropin receptor (TSHR), a member of the large family of G protein–coupled receptors, controls both the function and growth of thyroid cells via stimulation of adenylyl cyclase. We report twoExpand
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Dopamine-secreting pheochromocytoma: an unrecognized entity? Classification of pheochromocytomas according to their type of secretion.
A pheochromocytoma that exclusively secretes dopamine (DA) rather than predominantly DA among a blend of catecholamines is as yet unreported. Of the 50 patients with pheochromocytoma who haveExpand
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Quantitative Ultrasound of Bone and Markers of Bone Turnover in Cushing’s Syndrome
Abstract: Quantitative ultrasound (QUS) of bone is a valuable tool in the assessment of postmenopausal osteoporosis. QUS and new markers of bone turnover have been poorly assessed in Cushing’sExpand
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Feminizing adreno-cortical carcinomas in male adults. A dire prognosis. Three cases in a series of 801 adrenalectomies and review of the literature.
UNLABELLED We describe the clinical presentation, biochemical features, diagnostic criteria, clinical course and differential diagnosis in three cases of feminizing adreno-cortical carcinoma (FACC)Expand
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Pseudohypoparathyroidism Ia and hypercalcitoninemia.
Pseudohypoparathyroidism Ia (PHP Ia) is characterized by resistance to PTH and many other stimuli because of deficiency of stimulatory G protein alpha-subunit. To determine the incidence, naturalExpand
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[Apoptosis and the thyroid: the Fas pathway].
THE APOPTOTIC FAS/FAS-L PATHWAY: Represents a major apoptotic pathway and involves the specific interaction between a membrane receptor, Fas, harbored by the target cell and a membrane ligand, Fas-L,Expand
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Essential hypertension: first reason for persistent hypertension after unilateral adrenalectomy for primary aldosteronism?
BACKGROUND Despite cure of primary aldosteronism by surgical resection, hypertension persists postoperatively in 30% to 50% of patients. The aim of this study was to determine factors influencingExpand
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Association of myelodysplastic syndrome and relapsing polychondritis: further evidence.
We report five patients with both a myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) and relapsing polychondritis (RP), that represented 0.6% of all MDS and 28% of all RP diagnosed over a period of 14 years. Ten otherExpand
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Manifestations cliniques et approche thérapeutique de la neurosarcoïdose : 40 cas
Le but de cette etude a ete d'evaluer la frequence des manifestations cliniques, le profil evolutif et la reponse aux diverses therapeutiques de patients presentant une localisation neurologique ouExpand
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