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Amiodarone induced subacute thyroiditis

  • At: 2009 FIP Congress in Istanbul (Turkey)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: HSIU-LING, Chang (E-Da Hospital, I-Shou University, Kaohsiung, China Taiwan)
  • Co-author(s): Pin-Chin, Tsai (E-Da Hospital, I-Shou University, KAOHSIUNG, China Taiwan)
    Mei-Fang, Lin (E-Da Hospital, I-Shou University, KAOHSIUNG, China Taiwan)
  • Abstract:

    Hyperthyroidism has been reported in 1% to 23% of patients receiving amiodarone while hypothyroidism has been reported in 1% to 32% of patients receiving amiodarone. However, the overall incidence of amiodarone-induced thyroid dysfunction is estimated to be 2% to 24%. Hypo- and hyperthyroidism has occurred in the same patient receiving amiodarone. ..

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Last update 4 October 2019

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