Thyroid Storm Provoked by Interleukin-2 Therapy for Metastatic Melanoma

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Yao-Chung Liu; Ming-Hung Hu; Yuan-Hao Yang; Jyh-Pyng Gau; Jin-Hwang Liu;
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Journal: Journal of Cancer Research and Practice,volume 1,issue 1,pages75-81 (issn: 2311-3006)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/S2311-3006(16)30028-3
  • Subject: interleukin-2 | thyroid storm | immunotherapy | RC254-282 | melanoma | Neoplasms. Tumors. Oncology. Including cancer and carcinogens
    mesheuropmc: endocrine system | endocrine system diseases

With the growing use of immunotherapy in the treatment of cancer and autoimmune disease, severe autoimmune thyroid dysfunction may be provoked at an increasing rate. We herein report a 49-year-old male patient experiencing a life- threatening thyroid storm provoked by i... View more
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