[Thyroxine-binding globulin deficiency in a family].

  title={[Thyroxine-binding globulin deficiency in a family].},
  author={H. Hosojima and T. Kigoshi and I. Yamamoto and K. Uchida and S. Morimoto},
  journal={Nihon Naibunpi Gakkai zasshi},
  volume={59 9},
  • H. Hosojima, T. Kigoshi, +2 authors S. Morimoto
  • Published 1983
  • Medicine, Chemistry
  • Nihon Naibunpi Gakkai zasshi
  • Partial thyroxine-binding globulin (TBG) deficiency in a family is described. A 43-year-old male was admitted because of the association of low thyroxine level but markedly elevated triiodothyronine resin-uptake despite his complaints of palpitation and excessive sweating. TBG was low (6 micrograms/ml) by radioimmunoassay. His free thyroxine level was normal. 123I uptake at 24 hours was normal and was suppressed following oral administration of triiodothyronine. Serum TSH level was normal and… CONTINUE READING
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