|BMI: body mass index, NA: nonavailable, W: woman, and AHT: arterial hypertension.|
The punction was performed for evacuating the cyst (65 mL); no cytological analysis was performed (Case 5).
Hyperthyroidism was diagnosed in Cases 1 and 4 and treated by carbimazole and thyroxin for 1.5 years in Case 1 and by carbimazole only in Case 4 (for 15 days due to temporary drug unavailability).
Decreased serum creatinine was diagnosed in Case 2, hypocalcemia and hypoalbuminemia were diagnosed in Case 3, and renal failure was diagnosed in Case 4. The type of dyslipidemia was not available in Case 3 and consisted in hypercholesterolemia and hyper-LDL-emia in Case 5. Cases 4 and 5 showed fluctuant hyperglycemia. Case 3 diabetes was type II.
Case 4 showed a history of sigmoidectomy for diverticulosis (date NA), gastric resection for gastrointestinal stromal tumor (date NA), and breast cancer (treated by surgery, radiotherapy, and hormonotherapy). Case 5 showed a history of appendectomy and skin papillomas. Case 3 showed hypoacusia (prosthesis).
There was no alcohol abuse in any of the cases; smoking habits (10 PA) were noted in Case 2. A treatment with propranolol was known for Case 1 and with atorvastatin, metformin, Lectil, beta-histidine chlorhydrate, metformin, glimepiride, hydroxyzine (allergy to penicillin and cetirizine), alendronic acid, spironolactone, atenolol, and zolpidem for Case 4. Allergy to fish and amoxicillin was known in Case 5, to penicillin and cetirizine in Case 3, and to penicillin and aspirin in Case 4.