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International Journal of Endocrinology
Volume 2010, Article ID 624152, 3 pages
Case Report

Graves' Disease Associated with Cerebrovascular Disease and Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome

1Endocrinology Unit, Department of Internal Medicine,, Monastir Hospital, Monastir 5000, Tunisia
2Department of Ear, Nose and Throat, Monastir Hospital, Monastir 5000, Tunisia
3Department of Neurology, Monastir Hospital, Monastir 5000, Tunisia

Received 4 March 2010; Revised 2 June 2010; Accepted 23 July 2010

Academic Editor: Jack R. Wall

Copyright © 2010 Ines Khochtali 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.


Thyroid disorders are commonly associated with coagulopathy. Patients with hyperthyroidism have increased risk for developing thromboembolic accidents, which are favoured by a simultaneous presence of antiphospholipid antibodies syndrome. in this paper, we describe the case of a patient with Graves' disease, who developed strokes with antiphospholipid antibodies syndrome.