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Yoon Mi Jin  (Jin YM) 2 Articles
A Case of Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma Combined with Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 2A.
Ja kyung Kim, Hae Won Chung, Hye Sun Seo, Dae Jung Kim, Sang Su Chung, Young Duk Song, Kuk Hwan Kwon, Yoon Mi Jin, Mi Kyung Lee, Sung Kil Lim, Il Jin Kim, Hio Chung Kang, Jae Hyun Park, Jae Gahb Park
J Korean Endocr Soc. 2002;17(5):730-738.   Published online October 1, 2002
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Multiple endocrine neoplasia (MEN) type 2A is a syndrome of medullary thyroid carcinomas, pheochromocytomas and parathyroid hyperplasia. The simultaneous occurrence of medullary, and papillary, thyroid carcinomas is rare because they are derived from, apparently, different germ layers, the former from the neuroectoderm and the latter from the endoderm. We report a case of a papillary thyroid carcinoma, combined with a medullary thyroid carcinoma, in a patient with MEN type 2A. Molecular genetic studies for screening a RET proto-oncogene mutation revealed a point mutation in codon 631 on chromosome 10, which is reported as highly uncommon in MEN type 2A.
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A Case of Graves' Disease associated with Myasthenia Gravis treated by Bilateral Subtotal Thyroidectomy and Total Thymectomy.
Yoon Sok Chung, Ki Sun Ryu, Euy Young Soh, In Soo Joo, Yoon Mi Jin, Han Young Ryu, Myung Wook Kim
J Korean Endocr Soc. 1997;12(3):473-477.   Published online January 1, 2001
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Graves disease occur in association with myasthenia gravis is rare. We report a case of Graves disease and myasthenia gravis treated by bilateral subtotal thyroidectomy and total thymectomy simultaneously. A 37 year old woman was admitted with anterior neck mass and ptosis. Various examinations were compatible with combined Graves disease and myasthenia gravis. The bilateral subtotal thyroidectomy and total thymectomy were done simultaneously. The pathologic diagnosis was Graves disease and thymic hyperplasia. The patients postoperative course was uneventful. The thyroid function of patient became euthyroid and the clinical symptoms related with myastenia gravis resolved during follow up period.
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