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27 May 2021: Articles

An Unusual Case of Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis Presenting as Impending Cardiac Tamponade in a Patient with Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS)

Challenging differential diagnosis, Management of emergency care, Educational Purpose (only if useful for a systematic review or synthesis), Rare coexistence of disease or pathology

Ryan B. Sinit A , Janet H. Leung * , Wayne S. Hwang B , J. Susie Woo B , David M. Aboulafia A*

DOI: 10.12659/AJCR.929249

Am J Case Rep 2021; 22:e929249

Table 2. Laboratory tests used to determine etiology of impending cardiac tamponade.

ResultReference range
  C3 complement32 mg/dL82–185 mg/dL
  C4 complement3 mg/dL15–53 mg/dL
  PT13 seconds11.8–13.3 seconds
  ESR43 mm/hr
  CRP6.1 mg/L
  Ferritin112 ng/mL31–356 ng/mL
  TSH108 mIU/L0.35–4.94 mIU/L
  Free T40.70–1.48 ng/dL
  Free T31.7–3.7 pg/mL
  Reverse T310–24 ng/dL
  TPO antibody598.5 IU/mL≤8.9 IU/mL
  Total testosterone240 ng/dL240–950 ng/dL
  Free testosterone3.12 ng/dL4.06–15.6 ng/dL
  Bioavailable testosterone29 mg/dL50–190 ng/dL
ANA – antinuclear antibody; CRP – C-reactive protein; ESR – erythrocyte sedimentation rate; IgM – immunoglobulin M; INR – international normalized ratio; – ; N/A – not applicable; PT – prothrombin time; T4 – thyroxine; TPO – thyroid peroxidase; TSH – thyroid stimulating hormone.

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