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CURRENT ISSUEGAZZETTA MEDICA ITALIANA ARCHIVIO PER LE SCIENZE MEDICHE

A Journal on Internal Medicine and Pharmacology

Indexed/Abstracted in: BIOSIS Previews, EMBASE, Scopus, Emerging Sources Citation Index

Frequency: Monthly

ISSN 0393-3660

Online ISSN 1827-1812

 

Gazzetta Medica Italiana Archivio per le Scienze Mediche 2006 June;165(3):133-6

    CASE REPORTS

Sjögren’s syndrome associated with Hashi-moto’s thyroiditis and progressive Graves’ ophthalmopathy

Panchovska M. 1, Vasileva V. 2, Hadjieva T. 2, Atanassova P. 3

1 Department of Internal Diseases, Medical University, Plovdiv, Bulgaria;
2 Department of Radiotherapy, University Hospital-Queen Giovanna, Sofia, Bulgaria;
3 Department of Neurology, Medical University, Plovdiv, Bulgaria

The primary Sjögren’s syndrome is an autoimmune disorder of the exocrine glands with basic clinical manifestations of xerostomia and xerophthalmia. Some patients may develop a concomitant autoimmune thyroid disease - more frequently Hashimoto’s thyroiditis or Bazedow- Graves’ disease. We report an interesting and rare case report of a woman with a combination of three autoimmune diseases primary Sjögren’s syndrome, Hashomoto’s chronic lymphocytic thyroiditis and Graves’ ophtalmopathy.

language: English


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