Concurrent variant type 3 autoimmune polyglandular syndrome and pulmonary arterial hypertension in a Japanese woman.
- Toshie Iijima,
- Takafumi Niitani,
- Seiichi Tanaka,
- Kazunori Yanagi,
- Teruo Jojima,
- Kunihiro Suzuki,
- Isao Usui,
- Yoshimasa Aso
Endocr J 2018 Feb 16. Epub 2018 Feb 16.
Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Dokkyo Medical University, Mibu, Shimotsuga, Tochigi, Japan.
We describe a very rare case of concurrent variant type 3 autoimmune polyglandular syndrome (APS) and pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). A previously healthy 65-year-old Japanese woman was referred to our university hospital with a 2-month history of general fatigue and hyperglycemia. Laboratory tests revealed severe hyperglycemia (plasma glucose 543 mg/dL and HbA1c 10. Read More