Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma During Etanercept Therapy in a Patient with Psoriatic Arthritis
Science Journal of Clinical Medicine
Volume 4, Issue 5, September 2015, Pages: 93-95
Received: Aug. 13, 2015; Accepted: Aug. 24, 2015; Published: Sep. 2, 2015
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Ilker Ilhanli, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, School of Medicine, Giresun University, Giresun, Turkey
Necip Guder, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation State Hospital, Giresun, Turkey
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Abstract
Potential for developing malignancies with Tumor necrosis alpha blockers (Anti-TNFα) in romatologic diseases is an important question in our minds, contrary to the proved efficacy of them. To our knowledge, yet no case report has been established about papillary thyroid carcinoma during etanercept therapy for psoriatic arthritis. Here we reported a patient who was diagnosed as papillary thyroid carcinoma while she was using etanercept for psoriatic arthritis. She had medical history for familial trait of carcinoma. Radioactive iodine therapy was administered after the surgery. We preferred to stop etanercept therapy and there was no increase in clinical and laboratory disease activity.
Keywords
Anti-TNFα, Etanercept, Psoriasis, Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma
To cite this article
Ilker Ilhanli, Necip Guder, Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma During Etanercept Therapy in a Patient with Psoriatic Arthritis, Science Journal of Clinical Medicine. Vol. 4, No. 5, 2015, pp. 93-95. doi: 10.11648/j.sjcm.20150405.13
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