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Hashimoto's thyroiditis presenting as a single toxic adenoma
Mehrnosh Sohrab , Zahra Kashi , Adele Bahar
Diabetes Research Center, Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, Sari, Iran , doctor_bahar2000@yahoo.com
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Background:  Hashimoto's thyroiditis can be present with a localized palpable nodule though presentation as a hyperfunction "nodule" is extremely rare.  The first case of Hashimoto's thyroiditis and hot nodule was reported in 1971 by warner.
Case Presentation: We reported a 26-year-old hypothyroid woman in Hashimoto's thyroiditis background with a hyperactive thyroid nodule in both 99mTc and I131scintigraphy. The nodule disappeared after eight months sufficient thyroid hormone replacement therapy.
Conclusion: Toxic adenoma in hypothyroid patients can be resolved after the thyroxin replacement therapy.
Keywords: Hypothyroidism, Hashimoto's thyroiditis, hot nodule
Type of Study: case report | Subject: Endocrinology
Received: 2019/06/3 | Accepted: 2019/10/7 | Published: 2017/07/15
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