Prevalence of hypothyroidism in adults: An epidemiological study in eight cities of India

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Unnikrishnan, Ambika Gopalakrishnan; Kalra, Sanjay; Sahay, Rakesh Kumar; Bantwal, Ganapathi; John, Mathew; Tewari, Neeraj;
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications
  • Journal: Indian Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism,volume 17,issue 4,pages647-652 (issn: 2230-8210, eissn: 2230-9500)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.4103/2230-8210.113755, pmc: PMC3743364
  • Subject: Diseases of the digestive system. Gastroenterology | hypothyroidism | Diseases of the endocrine glands. Clinical endocrinology | India | Anti-TPO positive | Original Article | epidemiology | prevalence | free T3 | undetected hypothyroidism | free T4 | RC648-665 | RC799-869 | subclinical hypothyroidism
    mesheuropmc: endocrine system | endocrine system diseases | hormones, hormone substitutes, and hormone antagonists

Background: Hypothyroidism is believed to be a common health issue in India, as it is worldwide. However, there is a paucity of data on the prevalence of hypothyroidism in adult population of India. Materials and Methods: A cross-sectional, multi-centre, epidemiological... View more
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