publication . Article . 2011

thyroid function and body weight in girls with irregular menstrual cycle living in mild iodine deficiency region

L Sh Vagapova; O D Konstantinova; Ya I Koz; L M Shukshina; E O Skrynnik;
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  • Published: 01 Sep 2011 Journal: Clinical and experimental thyroidology, volume 7, page 59 (issn: 1995-5472, eissn: 2310-3787, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Endocrinology Research Centre
To establish the relation of body weight indexes and functional state of thyroid in female adolescents with menstrual cycle disorder, living in the iodine-deficiency region, the investigation was conducted in 130 female adolescents with irregular menses. Obesity incidence and overweight in them was 18.5%, body weight deficiency was 43.8%.37.7% of the girls had normal body weight. Statistically significant differences were not defined according to TSH, fT4 and fT3 in patients with different body weight indexes. So, the results of investigation can help to come to the conclusion about the absence of true correlation between body weight and functional thyroid state...
free text keywords: Thyroid function, Iodine deficiency, medicine.disease, medicine, business.industry, business, Thyroid, medicine.anatomical_structure, Internal medicine, medicine.medical_specialty, Menstrual cycle, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Obesity, Overweight, medicine.symptom, Menstrual cycle disorder, Endocrinology, Diabetes mellitus, body weight, tsh, female adolescents, Diseases of the endocrine glands. Clinical endocrinology, RC648-665
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