JAMES R. DAHL, M.D.; SAMUEL D. MCFADDEN, M.D.; EUGENE EISENBERG, M.D.
Despite their anatomical contiguity, the thyroid and parathyroid glands are rarely both spontaneously affected by disease at the same time. At least 16 cases of coexisting hyperthyroidism and hyperparathyroidism (1-13), one case of hypothyroidism and hypoparathyroidism (14), and 2 cases of hypothyroidism and hypoparathyroidism associated with hypoadrenocorticism (15, 16) have been described. This is the first time to our knowledge, however, that a case of associated hyperthyroidism and idiopathic hypoparathyroidism has been reported.
A 22-year-old Caucasian woman was referred to the University of California Medical Center on February 19, 1961, because of stiffness and tingling of the hands
DAHL JR, MCFADDEN SD, EISENBERG E. Idiopathic Hypoparathyroidism Associated with Hyperthyroidism. Ann Intern Med. ;57:635–638. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-57-4-635
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1962;57(4):635-638.
Endocrine and Metabolism, Parathyroid Disorders, Thyroid Disorders.
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