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Anales de Medicina Interna

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VILLAR, A. et al. Acromegaly, multinodular toxic goiter and papilar carcinoma of thyroid, probable role of G proteins. An. Med. Interna (Madrid) [online]. 2002, vol.19, n.2, pp.37-38. ISSN 0212-7199.

It is well known that non-toxic goiter is not uncommon in acromegaly, but hyperthyroidism only occasionally occurs. In addition, the risk for the development of a malignant process is increased, the most often seen is carcinoma of the colon. Thyroid carcinoma is not frecuent, nevertheless the rate in these patients is higher than general population. In this article, a case of hyperthyroidism, papilar carcinoma and acromegaly is presented. We reviewed the literature an discussed the possible pathogenesis.

Palabras clave : Acromegaly; Papilar Carcinoma of Thyroilds; G protein; Gsp oncogen.

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