Myopathy in acute hypothyroidism

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Ma, JTC; Yu, YL; Kung, AWC;
  • Publisher: United Kingdom
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1136/pgmj.63.742.661
  • Subject: Muscular-Diseases-etiology | Hypothyroidism-complications
    mesheuropmc: endocrine system | endocrine system diseases | hormones, hormone substitutes, and hormone antagonists

Hypothyroid myopathy has so far been reported in long standing cases of hypothyroidism. We describe two adult patients with myopathy associated with acute transient hypothyroidism. Both presented with severe muscle aches and cramps, stiffness and spasms. Muscle enzymes ... View more
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