Neurofibromatosis Type 1 and Autoimmune Hyperthyroidism in a 10.5 Years-Old Girl


Demirbilek H., Kupeli S., Ozbek M. N., Saygi S., Yildirim A. T.

CUKUROVA MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.38, no.4, pp.805-808, 2013 (ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 38 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Journal Name: CUKUROVA MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.805-808
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) is an autosomal dominant inherited multisystem disease associated with several endocrine disorders. Association of NF1 and hyperthyroidism is extremely rare. All previously reported cases were in adult age group. Herein, we present autoimmune thyrotoxicosis associated to NF1 in a pediatric patient presenting with goiter and symptoms of thyrotoxicosis.