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Indian J Nucl Med. 2019 Jan-Mar;34(1):38-41. doi: 10.4103/ijnm.IJNM_134_18.

Graves' Disease with Pancytopenia and Hepatic Dysfunction: A Rare Case Presentation.

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1
Department of Endocrinology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India.
2
Department of Nuclear Medicine, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India.
3
Department of Pathology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India.

Abstract

Pancytopenia due to thyrotoxicosis is a rare but serious complication. In this report, we describe a rare case of Graves' disease confirmed on thyroid scintigraphy presented with coexisting pancytopenia and liver dysfunction. There was complete recovery of blood counts and hepatic enzyme level to normal after antithyroid treatment and radioiodine ablation.

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Anemia; Graves’ disease; liver dysfunction; pancytopenia; thyrotoxicosis

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