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CASE REPORT
Year : 2013  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 135-137

Incidental caseating granuloma of thyroid gland presenting with concomitant Graves' disease and multifocal papillary microcarcinoma


1 Department of Endocrinology, King Fahd Armed Forces Hospital, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
2 Department of Pathology, King Fahd Armed Forces Hospital, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Correspondence Address:
Muneera A Al Shareef
Department of Endocrinology, King Fahad Armed Forces Hospital, PO Box 9862, Jeddah 21159
Saudi Arabia
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DOI: 10.4103/1658-600X.120852

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A 36-year-old Saudi woman presented with symptoms and signs of hyperthyroidism and was diagnosed to have Graves' disease. She was initially treated with antithyroid medications with no response. Subsequently, she underwent a total thyroidectomy. The histopathology of the specimen revealed caseating granulomatous thyroid suggestive of tuberculosis and multifocal papillary thyroid microcarcinoma


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