COEXISTENCE OF GRAVES’ DISEASE AND TOXIC ADENOMA: A RARE PRESENTATION OF MARINE-LENHART SYNDROME
AbstractBoth Graves’ disease and Toxic Nodules cause thyrotoxicosis, albeit by different mechanisms. Their coexistence is called Marine-Lenhart syndrome, the prevalence of which has been reported 2.7–4.1%. In many cases with Marine Lenhart syndrome Graves’ disease is accompanied by multiple hyper-functioning nodules, although it is accompanied by a solitary hyper-functioning nodule in rare cases. We here in reported a rare presentation of Marine Lenhart syndrome and its treatment.Keywords: Graves’ disease, toxic nodule, Marine-Lenhart syndrome, radioactive iodine, treatment
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