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Year : 2016  |  Volume : 48  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 458-459

Imatinib-induced thyroiditis in Philadelphia chromosome-positive chronic myeloid leukemia


Department of Pharmacology, AIIMS, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India

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Surjit Singh
Department of Pharmacology, AIIMS, Jodhpur, Rajasthan
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0253-7613.186214

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Here, we present a case of chronic myeloid leukemia for which imatinib therapy was initated. Triiodothyronine (T3), thyroxine (T4), and thyroid-stimulating hormone was normal, and thyroid microsomal autoantibodies (TMA) were positive and patient was diagnosed as thyroiditis treated with corticosteroids for 1½ months which lead to resolution.






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