ETIOLOGY OF HYPERTHYROIDISM IN PREGNANCY.

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Fayal El Guendouz ; Hicham Boussouf ; Nabil Hammoune. (2017)

Hyperthyroidism is a common endocrine disorder in young women of childbearing age. Approximately one to three cases of gestational hyperthyroidism occur per 1000 pregnancies. All etiologies of hyperthyroidism may be encountered during pregnancy but they are dominated by Graves\\\' disease and gestational transient thyrotoxicosis. The first requires an antithyroid drug treatment and the second progresses well under symptomatic treatment. Hence the interest of the Establishment of the cause of hyperthyroidism. A retrospective observational study was conducted in Morocco in the city of Laayoune to know the main causes of hyperthyroidism in pregnancy according to gestational age.
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