J Korean Rheum Assoc.  1994 Jan;1(1):103-108.

A Case Of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Associated With Hyperthyroidism And Severe Retinopathy

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  • 1Department of Internal Medicine, Catholic University Medical College, Seoul, Korea.

Abstract

Systemic lupus erythematosus is an autoimmune disease involving many organs. tt is likely that hyperthyroidism is also and autoimmune disease. Although thyroid disease has been associated with systemic rheumatic diseases, systemic lupus erythematosus is not commonly associated with hyperthyroidism. The case of 23 year-old, who had hyperthroidism and systemic lupus erythematosus is described, and the relationship of the two diseases is discussed.

Keyword

Systemic lupus erythematosus; autoimmune diseases

MeSH Terms

Autoimmune Diseases
Humans
Hyperthyroidism*
Lupus Erythematosus, Systemic*
Rheumatic Diseases
Thyroid Diseases
Young Adult
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