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October - December 2011, Volume 7, Issue 4
Case Report

Koroglu BK, Aksu O, Ersoy IH, Ciris IM, Ermis F, Tamer MN

Incidental Thyroid Papillary Microcarcinoma in a Patient with Graves' Ophthalmopathy

Acta Endo (Buc) 2011, 7 (4): 561-564
doi: 10.4183/aeb.2011.561

Thyroid carcinomas associated with Graves? ophthalmopathy had been described in the literature, before. The rate of this coincidence is 1.1% - 7.1%. Papillary carcinoma is more common than thyroid cancer in Graves? disease. Herein, we present a 37-year-old male Graves? disease patient with thyroid papillary carcinoma.

Keywords: Graves? ophthalmopathy, thyroid papillary carcinoma

Correspondence: F.Ermis Isparta State Hospital - Department of Gastroenterology Isparta State Hospital, Yokusbasi street No: 34 Isparta 32100, Turkey, E-mail: