Tamara Giacomelli

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To investigate the prevalence of thyroid autoantibodies in very old subjects, we assayed sera from 34 healthy centenarians (7 men, 27 women; age range 100-108 years) for these antibodies. There was a clear age-dependent increase in prevalence of thyroid autoantibodies in sera from 549 control subjects aged 7-85 years, prevalence in 40 subjects aged 70-85(More)
We describe a 45-yr-old woman with metastatic breast cancer and hypercalcemia previously diagnosed as hypercalcemia of malignancy and treated with bisphosphonates without changes of serum calcium (s-Ca). At the time of our evaluation, biochemical data [s-Ca, 10.8 mg/dl (2.70 mmol/liter); PTH, 24.4 pg/ml (2.6 pmol/liter); 24-h urinary calcium, 160 mg (4.0(More)
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