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Alejandra Furioso
Fine-needle aspirationAcromegalyThyroid nodulesThyroidMedicine
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#1Karina DanilowiczH-Index: 11
#2Soledad SosaH-Index: 1
Last. Fabián PitoiaH-Index: 14
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Resumen Introduccion El riesgo de desarrollar neoplasias colonicas en pacientes acromegalicos y su relacion directa con los niveles elevados de GH/IGF-1 no estan bien establecidos y continuan siendo motivo de controversia en la literatura mundial. El objetivo de este trabajo fue evaluar el riesgo de desarrollar lesiones neoplasicas avanzadas (LNA) (adenomas mayores a 1 cm, componente velloso mayor del 75% y/o displasia de alto grado), en pacientes con acromegalia, comparado con un grupo control....
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OBJECTIVE: We made a prospective study evaluating the prevalence of thyroid nodular disease in acromegalic patients. SUBJECTS AND METHODS: Thyroid ultrasound and ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration biopsy were performed when nodules were detected. Nodules were characterized by cytology and histopathology. RESULTS: We found high prevalence of nodular thyroid disorder, 23/34 (67%) in acromegalic patients. High risk and malignant cytology were significantly higher in acromegalic patients than ...
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#1Amelia RogozinskiH-Index: 3
#2Alejandra FuriosoH-Index: 2
Last. Alicia LowensteinH-Index: 3
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ABSTRACT Objective: We made a prospective study evaluating the prevalence of thyroid nodular disease in acromegalic patients. Subjects and methods: Thyroid ultrasound and ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration biopsy were performed when nodules were detected. Nodules were characterized by cytology and histopathology. Results: We found high prevalence of nodular thyroid disorder, 23/34 (67%) in acromegalic patients. High risk and malignant cytology were significantly higher in acromegalic patie...
Wegener's granulomatosis (WG) is a multi-system necrotizing granulomatous vasculitis which classically affects the upper respiratory tract, lungs and kidneys. Pituitary participation has been described in 24 patients in the literature to date. The aim of this article is to report a case of pituitary involvement in WG, and to present a literature review on this association. We present a female patient with WG who evolved with central diabetes insipidus (CDI), panhypopituitarism, and mild hyperpro...
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