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Journal of Endocrinological Investigation

, Volume 33, Issue 1, pp 69–70 | Cite as

Graves’ disease prevalence in a young population with Turner syndrome

  • M. Wasniewska
  • A. Corrias
  • M. F. Messina
  • G. Crisafulli
  • G. Salzano
  • M. Valenzise
  • A. Mussa
  • F. De Luca
Letter to the Editor

Keywords

Goiter Turner Syndrome Subclinical Hypothyroidism Autoimmune Thyroid Disease Methimazole 
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© Italian Society of Endocrinology (SIE) 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Wasniewska
    • 1
  • A. Corrias
    • 2
  • M. F. Messina
    • 1
  • G. Crisafulli
    • 1
  • G. Salzano
    • 1
  • M. Valenzise
    • 1
  • A. Mussa
    • 2
  • F. De Luca
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PediatricsUniversity of MessinaMessinaItaly
  2. 2.Department of PediatricsUniversity of TurinTurinItaly

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