Hyperthyroidism due to struma ovarii: demonstration by radioiodine scan

W. W. Brown, K. R. Shetty, P. S. Rosenfeld

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A 64 year old woman presented with findings of hyperthyroidism and a pelvic mass, which was demonstrated to concentrate radioiodine. Following surgical removal of a struma ovarii, all symptoms disappeared. This case represents the first reported demonstration of a functioning ovarian struma by means of radioiodine scanning.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)266-272
Number of pages7
JournalActa Endocrinologica
Issue number2
StatePublished - Dec 1 1973

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Endocrinology


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