[Hyperthyroidism in children. Experience in internal medicine in Mali].

@article{Sidibe2007HyperthyroidismIC,
  title={[Hyperthyroidism in children. Experience in internal medicine in Mali].},
  author={A. T. Sidibe and Marieme Dembele and Abdoul Salam Diarra and Amadou Bocoum and E Mousseni and Souleymane Ag Aboubacrine and Hamar Allassane Traor{\'e} and A Ag Rhaly},
  journal={Annales d'endocrinologie},
  year={2007},
  volume={68 2-3},
  pages={177-80}
}
INTRODUCTION Thyroid pathology is frequent in Mali, which is an endemic zone for goiter. But this pathology rarely occurs in children. The purpose of our study was to characterize this illness among children in Mali. METHODS We report on patients aged less than 15-year old who presented with clinical signs and symptoms with hyperthyroidism at the medicine service at Hospital de Point G from January 1999 and December 2005 to determine the characteristics of hyperthyroidism. RESULTS The… CONTINUE READING

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