Hyperthyroidism and Graves' disease: Is an ultrasound examination needed?

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Lakshminarayanan Varadhan ; George Iype Varughese ; Sailesh Sankaranarayanan (2016)
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications
  • Journal: Indian Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism, volume 20, issue 6, pages 866-869 (issn: 2230-8210, eissn: 2230-9500)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5105575, doi: 10.4103/2230-8210.192899
  • Subject: Diseases of the digestive system. Gastroenterology | hyperthyroidism | thyroid examination | RC648-665 | RC799-869 | Graves’ disease | Brief Communication | Diseases of the endocrine glands. Clinical endocrinology | Graves' disease | thyroid nodules
    mesheuropmc: endocrine system | endocrine system diseases

Aim: The aim of our study was to assess the limitation of clinical examination in determining the morphology of thyroid gland in patients with hyperthyroidism and its implications. Methods: A retrospective analysis of consecutive patients with hyperthyroidism seen in a ... View more
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