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Yes, Young Boys can Develop Graves Disease

Published on in Children's Doctor

Patient is active and doing well on medication.

A 5-year-old boy presents for an annual well visit. His parents report he has recently had an increased appetite along with increased energy levels and that he constantly complains about being warm with occasional complaints that his heart is “beating fast.”

Expert Care for Thyroid Disorders

Published on in International Update

Each year, The Pediatric Thyroid Center at CHOP evaluates approximately 200 new patients with thyroid nodules, performs more than 70 thyroid surgeries, and manages approximately 100 active cases of thyroid cancer.