Hypothyroidism After Low-Dose I Treatment of Hyperthyroidism

Glennon, Joseph A.; Gordon, Edgar S.; Sawin, Clark T.
May 1972
Annals of Internal Medicine;May72, Vol. 76 Issue 5, p721
Academic Journal
Discusses a study on the occurrence of hypothyroidism after treatment of hyperthyroidism with radioiodine. Patients and methods; Results of the study.


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