Suzy Hsiu-I Lin

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Gitelman syndrome is an inherited renal tubular disorder characterized by hypokalemic metabolic alkalosis. It is distinguished from other hypokalemic tubulopathies, such as Bartter syndrome, by the presence of both hypomagnesemia and hypocalciuria. We report a case of Gitelman syndrome in a 10-year-old girl who presented for examination of persistent(More)
BACKGROUND Thyroglobulin (Tg) is a marker of tumor recurrence during thyroid cancer follow-up. While helpful in the postoperative setting, the clinical significance of preoperative Tg measurements remains unclear. The aim of the study was to determine if preoperative Tg levels are indicative of underlying malignancy or burden of metastatic disease. (More)
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