TITLE

In Reply

AUTHOR(S)
Cooper, David S.
PUB. DATE
October 1989
SOURCE
JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;10/6/89, Vol. 262 Issue 13, p1774
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Letter
ABSTRACT
Presents a letter to the editor in the October 6, 1989 issue of the 'Journal of the American Medical Association,' noting the diagnosis of hypothyroidism using standard thyroid function tests and serum thyroid-stimulating hormone measurements.
ACCESSION #
10981852

 

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