PMID: 42570Nov 1, 1979

Choriocarcinoma associated with thyrotoxicosis: a case report

International Journal of Gynaecology and Obstetrics : the Official Organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics
K HaramE Engebjerg

Abstract

A woman with disseminated choriocarcinoma and with clinical and biochemical evidence of thyrotoxicosis is described. Only a few cases have been previously reported, and works are referred to showing that high levels of human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG) probably are responsible for the thyroid-stimulating activity in patients with trophoblastic disease and clinical signs of thyrotoxicosis.

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