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Polyglandular autoimmune syndrome type III associated with coeliac disease and sarcoidosis.
  1. K. I. Papadopoulos,
  2. B. Hallengren
  1. Department of Endocrinology, Lund University Clinics, General Hospital, Malmö, Sweden.


    A female patient demonstrating a previously not reported constellation of polyglandular autoimmune syndrome type III (including autoimmune thyroiditis, Graves' ophthalmopathy, insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus and vitiligo), coeliac disease and sarcoidosis is described. This may be a random association but might also indicate a common immunological and/or genetic disturbance.

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