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A Case of Sporadic Medullary Thyroid Cancer with RET G691S Polymorphism

Kang MK, Lee JM, Kim JH, Lee MY, Kim JH, Moon SD, Han JH, Chang SA

  • J Korean Endocr Soc.
  • 2009 Dec;24(4):293-297.
  • doi: 10.3803/jkes.2009.24.4.293
Sporadic medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC) is the most common form of MTC and somatic RET proto-oncogene mutations account for approximately 25% of the patients with sporadic MTC. However, other pathogeneses...
A Case of Hashimoto's Thyroiditis Accompanied by Autoimmune Hepatitis Diagnosed with Liver Biopsy

Lee YJ, Sung JY, Kim SH, Yi HS, Kim YS, Lee S, Park IB

  • J Korean Endocr Soc.
  • 2009 Dec;24(4):287-292.
  • doi: 10.3803/jkes.2009.24.4.287
Autoimmune thyroid diseases, including Hashimoto's thyroiditis (HT), are common organ-specific autoimmune disorders that often occur in conjunction with other autoimmune diseases. Autoimmune hepatitis (AIH) is a relatively rare disease of...
A Case of Insulin Autoimmune Syndrome in a Patient with Partial Hypopituitarism

Kwon O, Park EY, Yoon JY, Kim KJ, Lee YH, Hong JW, Lee EJ, Lim SK, Lee HC, Cha BS

  • J Korean Endocr Soc.
  • 2009 Dec;24(4):281-286.
  • doi: 10.3803/jkes.2009.24.4.281
Insulin autoimmune syndrome is one of the rare causes of hypoglycemia, and characterized by hyperinsulinemic hypoglycemia associated with high titer of antibodies to endogenous insulin. We report a case of...
A Case of Prolonged Hypoglycemia Post Topiramate Treatment an Anti-convulsant, in a Type 2 Diabetic Patient

Lee MJ, Yom YS, Lim HW, Kim ST, Lee YM, Cho YZ, Lee KW, Kim BJ, Park KY, Lim DM

  • J Korean Endocr Soc.
  • 2009 Dec;24(4):277-280.
  • doi: 10.3803/jkes.2009.24.4.277
Topiramate is a drug used to treat epilepsy, and is known for its effects including reduced appetite resulting in lower body weight, and the lowering of neutral fat. In addition,...
A Case of Graves' Disease with Pancytopenia

Shin JH, Kim HJ, Kim SB, Kim DP, Ko BS, Kim DS, Kim JM, Gong SJ, Lee JA

  • J Korean Endocr Soc.
  • 2009 Dec;24(4):272-276.
  • doi: 10.3803/jkes.2009.24.4.272
Hematological disorders, and especially single lineage abnormalities, have been described in patients suffering with thyrotoxicosis, but pancytopenia is a rare complication of thyrotoxicosis. Pancytopenia with thyrotoxicosis has been reported to...
Ectopic ACTH Syndrome with Bilateral Pheochromocytoma in Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 2A

Moon JM, Kim YJ, Seo YJ, Choi HY, Kim JH, Park JR, Lee YJ, Kim HY, Kim SG, Choi DS

  • J Korean Endocr Soc.
  • 2009 Dec;24(4):265-271.
  • doi: 10.3803/jkes.2009.24.4.265
Multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2A (MEN 2A) is an autosomal dominant syndrome characterized by the presence of medullary thyroid carcinoma, pheochromocytoma, and hyperparathyroidism. MEN 2A arises due to a germline...
A Case of Recurrent Ectopic Parathyroid Adenoma Developed 22 Years after the Initial Parathyroidectomy

Kim YJ, Seo JA, Moon JM, Seo YJ, Choi HY, Kim HS, Kim SG, Choi KM, Baik SH, Choi DS, Kim NH

  • J Korean Endocr Soc.
  • 2009 Dec;24(4):260-264.
  • doi: 10.3803/jkes.2009.24.4.260
Persistent or recurrent primary hyperparathyroidism after initial parathyroid surgery occurs at rates of 1.5~10%. A single missed parathyroid adenoma accounts for the majority of persistent hyperparathyroidism, whereas metachronous parathyroid adenoma...
Comparing the Prevalence of Primary Aldosteronism in Hypertensive Diabetic and Non-diabetic Patients

Jang YS, Kim KS, Kim HS

  • J Korean Endocr Soc.
  • 2009 Dec;24(4):254-259.
  • doi: 10.3803/jkes.2009.24.4.254
BACKGROUND: Primary aldosteronism is the most common cause of secondary hypertension in humans. Its prevalence is estimated to be 10-15% among hypertensive patients. It is also associated with insulin resistance...
Pituitary Apoplexy in Korea - Characteristics, Treatment Options and Outcomes

Lim JA, Kim JT, Kim MJ, Kim TH, Lee Y, Cho HY, Shin CS, Park KS, Jang HC, Cho BY, Lee HK, Kim SY

  • J Korean Endocr Soc.
  • 2009 Dec;24(4):247-253.
  • doi: 10.3803/jkes.2009.24.4.247
BACKGROUND: Reports on pituitary apoplexy in Korea are limited. There are two treatment options for pituitary apoplexy - surgical decompression and conservative management. In this study, we examined clinical presentation...
Clinico-pathologic Characteristics of the Primary Thyroid Cancer in Patients with Breast Cancer

Shin HW, Jang HW, Park JY, Chung JH, Min YK, Lee MS, Lee MK, Kim KW, Kim SW

  • J Korean Endocr Soc.
  • 2009 Dec;24(4):240-246.
  • doi: 10.3803/jkes.2009.24.4.240
BACKGROUND: Both thyroid and breast cancers occur more frequently in women than in men. Some suggest that estrogen plays a role in the tumorigenesis of both cancers. The aim of...
Characteristics and Treatment Options of Pituitary Apoplexy

Kim DS

  • J Korean Endocr Soc.
  • 2009 Dec;24(4):237-239.
  • doi: 10.3803/jkes.2009.24.4.237
No abstract available.
Pathological Mechanism of Glucocorticoid-induced Osteoporosis

Kim HJ

  • J Korean Endocr Soc.
  • 2009 Dec;24(4):231-236.
  • doi: 10.3803/jkes.2009.24.4.231
No abstract available.
Bisphosphonate Related Osteonecrosis of the Jaw (BRONJ): Position Statement of Korea

The Korean Endocrine Society, The Korean Society of Bone Metabolism, The Korean Society of Osteoporosis, The Korean Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

  • J Korean Endocr Soc.
  • 2009 Dec;24(4):227-230.
  • doi: 10.3803/jkes.2009.24.4.227
No abstract available.
Why to Keep Osteocytes Alive and How?

Bellido T

  • J Korean Endocr Soc.
  • 2009 Dec;24(4):223-226.
  • doi: 10.3803/jkes.2009.24.4.223
It has been long proposed that the osteocyte network continually compares present mechanical strains to usual levels of strain, and triggers signals to osteoclasts or osteoblasts resulting in bone loss...

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