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Case reports of hyperthyroidism after kidney transplantation: a review of literature

Alparslan Ersoy, Canan Ersoy.


Different disturbances of thyroid hormones in the absence of concurrent thyroid disease have been reported in patients on maintenance hemodialysis. After a successful kidney transplant, thyroid hormone metabolism normalizes. Although increased frequency of goiter and thyroid adenomas have been observed, hyperthyroidism is very rare. Herein, we report two kidney transplant recipients under immunosuppressive therapy that presents with hyperthyroidism.

Key words: Kidney transplant, hyperthyroidism, toxic multinodular goiter

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