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Journal:   FEYZ   FALL 2004 , Volume 8 , Number 31; Page(s) 30 To 35.
 
Paper: 

EPIDEMIOLOGY OF HYPOTHYROIDISM IN GILAN

 
 
Author(s):  EBADI S.A.R., AFSHAR M.
 
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Abstract: 

Background: Hypothyroidism is a syndrome caused by the diminished level of thyroid hormones. Its prevalence has been reported 1-8% in adequate-iodine and 10-20% in low-iodine level regions. The present study has determined the epidemiology of hypothyroidism in Gilan.
Materials and methods: For this retrospective study, demographic data of ELISA-documented patients with hypothyroidism were gathered during a 10-year period SPSS soft ware was use for data analysis.  
Results: Of 407 patients, 84% were females. The mean age of females and males were 37.9
±14.8 and 39.5±17 years. Hashimoto was by far the most common cause. Fatigue and weakness were the most common symptoms. All patients had goiter of 1st to 3rddegree.
Conclusion: Results have revealed that hypothyroidism is a common complaint in 40-60 years old females. Thyroid tests should be performed in high risk population.

 
Keyword(s): HYPOTHYROIDISM, EPIDEMIOLOGY, THYROID TESTS
 
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