Dissolution of gallstones following thyroxine administration. A case report.


A case of disappearance of five radiolucent gallstones within six months is reported. During this time the patient was taking carbimazole and thyroxine orally for toxic goiter. Three more cases of disappearance of gallstones after iatrogenic alteration in the thyroid status by thyroid hormone administration have been published. It is concluded that thyroid… (More)