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Iatrogenic hypothyrodism

A Leye, A Pouye, S Fall, S Ndongo, El B Ould Isselmou, M M Ka, T Moreira-Diop
The authors report 19 cases of non iatrogenic primary hypothyroidism in adults at Le Dantec Hospital of Dakar. Those cases had been found during a period of 6 years and half in the internal medicine service. The aim was to study clinical features, diagnosis and outcome of patients after treatment. The mean age of patients was 42.2 years with a sex-ratio of 0.33 M/F. The diagnosis delay was around 6,1 years. All patients presented clinical signs of hypometabolism: physical asthenia (63.15%), frilosity (26.3%), bradycardia (47...
2004: Dakar M├ędical
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