Type III Polyglandular Autoimmune Syndrome Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Sep 22, 2017
  • Author: KoKo Aung, MD, MPH, FACP; Chief Editor: Romesh Khardori, MD, PhD, FACP  more...
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Diagnostic Considerations

Thyrogastric autoimmunity

Since PAS III can manifest with various clinical features, diagnostic pitfalls may occur. For example, a recently reported case of PAS III from Korea presented with type 1 diabetes mellitus, autoimmune thyroiditis, and primary hypoparathyroidism, accompanied by papillary carcinoma of thyroid gland with clinical features that could be mistaken for Albright hereditary osteodystrophy. [21]

Differential Diagnoses