Case Reports| Volume 333, ISSUE 3, P178-180, March 2007

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Primary Hyperaldosteronism Associated with Vitiligo Vulgaris and Autoimmune Hypothyroidism


      Type 3 polyendocrine autoimmune syndrome (PAS) is defined as the association between an autoimmune thyroid disease and 1 or more other autoimmune diseases, except for autoimmune Addison disease or hypoparathyroidism. Here we report an extremely rare case of type 3 PAS in which vitiligo vulgaris and symptomless autoimmune hypothyroidism were observed during the study of primary hyperaldosteronism.


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