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Case Reports in Endocrinology
Volume 2017, Article ID 5128563, 4 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/5128563
Case Report

Thyrotoxicosis Associated with a Hypopharyngeal Toxic Nodular Thyroid

1Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada
2Dalhousie Medical School, Halifax, NS, Canada
3Division of Otolaryngology, Department of Surgery, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada
4Department of Pathology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada
5Division of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada

Correspondence should be addressed to S. Ali Imran; ac.htlaehsn@narmi.ila

Received 24 August 2017; Accepted 15 October 2017; Published 2 November 2017

Academic Editor: Toshihiro Kita

Copyright © 2017 S. Ali Imran et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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