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      Juvenile Autoimmune Polyendocrinopathy

      Hormone Research in Paediatrics

      S. Karger AG

      Chronic acitve hepatitis, Autoimmunity, Hypoparathyroidism, Addison’s disease, Candidiasis, Alopecia

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          Abstract

          Juvenile autoimmune polyendocrinopathies are characterized by the coexistence of hypoparathyroidism, chronic candidiasis and adrenal insufficiency. This is in contrast with associated autoimmune endocrine diseases in the adult. Gonadal insufficiency is frequently encountered as well. Some other diseases can also be associated to these endocrinopathies: alopecia, diarrhea, malabsoφtion or chronic active hepatitis. The pathophysiological aspects of this syndrome are discussed.

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          Journal
          HRE
          Horm Res Paediatr
          10.1159/issn.1663-2818
          Hormone Research in Paediatrics
          S. Karger AG
          978-3-8055-3658-5
          978-3-318-01945-2
          1663-2818
          1663-2826
          1982
          1982
          25 November 2008
          : 16
          : 5
          : 308-316
          Affiliations
          Service de Médecine II, Hôpital du Bocage, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Dijon, France
          Article
          179519 Horm Res 1982;16:308–316
          10.1159/000179519
          7173823
          © 1982 S. Karger AG, Basel

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          Pages: 9
          Categories
          Autoimmunity and Endocrine Diseases

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