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A Case of Retroperitoneal Paraganglioma Manifested as Intractable Constipation with Paralytic Ileus and Aggravated Hyperglycemia

Hwang SJ, Kwon MK, Chon S

  • J Korean Endocr Soc.
  • 2008 Dec;23(6):450-455.
  • doi: 10.3803/jkes.2008.23.6.450
Paragangliomas are extra-adrenal pheochromocytomas that arise from specialized neural crest cells. They are distributed anywhere from the upper neck to the pelvic floor, and they are classified on the basis...
A Case of MELAS Syndrome Manifested by Insulin-deficient Diabetes Mellitus

Jeong HS, Kang JY, Kim H, Lee KH, Lee DS, Choi GY, Oh TG, Jeon HJ

  • J Korean Endocr Soc.
  • 2008 Dec;23(6):444-449.
  • doi: 10.3803/jkes.2008.23.6.444
MELAS (mitochondrial encephalopathy, lactic acidosis, and stroke-like episodes) syndrome is characterized by stroke-like episodes before the age of 40, encephalopathy, seizures, dementia and lactic acidosis, and is caused by mutations...
A Case of Painful Hashimoto's Thyroiditis Successfully Treated with Total Thyroidectomy

Kim HK, Shin HJ, Kang HC

  • J Korean Endocr Soc.
  • 2008 Dec;23(6):438-443.
  • doi: 10.3803/jkes.2008.23.6.438
Painful Hashimoto's thyroiditis (HT) is a subtype of HT characterized by thyroid pain with overt elevation in inflammatory markers and thyroid autoantibodies. The differential diagnosis of painful HT with subacute...
Two Cases of the Diffuse Sclerosing Variant of Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma

Won HK, Lee MJ, Park JH, Song IG, Lee GE, Jeong JH, Cheon JY, Sul HJ, Lim DM, Park KY

  • J Korean Endocr Soc.
  • 2008 Dec;23(6):430-437.
  • doi: 10.3803/jkes.2008.23.6.430
The diffuse sclerosing variant of papillary thyroid carcinoma (DSPTC) is a rare histological subtype characterized by diffuse involvement of one or both thyroid lobes, widespread lymphatic permeation, prominent fibrosis, squamous...
A Case of Thyrotoxic Periodic Paralysis with Rhabdomyolysis

Lee SH, Kim SY, Lee HR, Kang JG, Ryu OH, Kim CS, Lee BW, Lee SJ, Hong EG, Kim HK, Kim DM, Yu JM, Ihm SH, Choi MG, Yoo HJ

  • J Korean Endocr Soc.
  • 2008 Dec;23(6):425-429.
  • doi: 10.3803/jkes.2008.23.6.425
Hyperthyroidism combined with rhabdomyolysis is extremely rare. There are only 6 reported cases of hyperthyroidism accompanied with rhabdomyolysis in the medical literature. Rhabdomyolysis is a syndrome involving the breakdown of...
A Case of Methimazole-induced Agranulocytosis and Kikuchi's Disease in a Patient with Graves' Disease

Lee SE, Ahn J, Kim J, Oh YS, Chung YJ

  • J Korean Endocr Soc.
  • 2008 Dec;23(6):420-424.
  • doi: 10.3803/jkes.2008.23.6.420
Methimazole-induced agranulocytosis is a rare, but critical side effect that should be recognized as soon as possible since it may induce a life-threatening condition when it was overlooked. Histiocytic necrotizing...
Prevalence of Thyroid Nodules Detected by Ultrasonography in Adults for Health Check-Ups and Analysis of Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology

Kim WJ, Kim JH, Park DW, Lee CB, Park YS, Kim DS, Choi WH, Kim TW, Ahn YH

  • J Korean Endocr Soc.
  • 2008 Dec;23(6):413-419.
  • doi: 10.3803/jkes.2008.23.6.413
BACKGROUND: The purpose of this study was to assess the prevalence of thyroid nodules in healthy adults without a history of thyroid disease and the results of fine needle aspiration...
Alanine Aminotransferase as a Predictor of Metabolic Syndrome in Koreans

Kwon JH, An YS, Kang YH, Son SM, Kim IJ, Kim YK

  • J Korean Endocr Soc.
  • 2008 Dec;23(6):404-412.
  • doi: 10.3803/jkes.2008.23.6.404
AIMS: Alanine aminotransferase (ALT) is associated with insulin resistance, and is independent of the general metabolic measures. Gamma-glutamyltransferase (GGT) is regarded as a predictor of diabetes mellitus. We analyzed which...
Discrepancy between the Growth Hormone and Insulin-like Growth Factor-I Concentrations in Patients with Acromegaly

Yoon JW, Kang MY, Ahn HY, An JH, Kim SW, Shin CS, Park KS, Jang HC, Cho BY, Lee HK, Kim SY

  • J Korean Endocr Soc.
  • 2008 Dec;23(6):395-403.
  • doi: 10.3803/jkes.2008.23.6.395
BACKGROUND: This study was performed to evaluate the frequency and clinical characteristics of patients with active acromegaly and who show discordance of the growth hormone (GH) level and the insulin-like...
Prevalence of Thyroid Nodules Detected by Ultrasonography in Adults for Health Check-up and Analysis of Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology

Chung JH

  • J Korean Endocr Soc.
  • 2008 Dec;23(6):391-394.
  • doi: 10.3803/jkes.2008.23.6.391
No abstract available.
Evidence Based Medicine in Endocrinology

Rhee SY, Kim YS

  • J Korean Endocr Soc.
  • 2008 Dec;23(6):379-390.
  • doi: 10.3803/jkes.2008.23.6.379
No abstract available.

Lee J

  • J Korean Endocr Soc.
  • 2008 Dec;23(6):361-378.
  • doi: 10.3803/jkes.2008.23.6.361
No abstract available.

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