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CASE REPORT
Year : 2012  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 99-101

Icterus in Graves': Grave implications of disease and therapy


1 Department of Internal Medicine, St John's Medical College Hospital, Sarjapur Road, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
2 Department of Gastroenterology, St John's Medical College Hospital, Sarjapur Road, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
3 Department of Endocrinology, St John's Medical College Hospital, Sarjapur Road, Bangalore, Karnataka, India

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Jyothi Idiculla
Department of Internal Medicine, St John's Medical College Hospital, Sarjapur Road, Bangalore 560 034, Karnataka
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DOI: 10.4103/0973-0354.99657

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Jaundice in Graves' disease maybe multifactorial in etiology. Two such cases are discussed in this paper. The patient presented with icterus on commencement of neomercazole and improved on stoppage of the drug. The second patient went into hepatic encephalopathy following radio-iodine therapy. She was managed intensively with anti-encephalopathic and anti-thyroid measures.


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