Does age play a role in clinical presentation of hypothyroidism?


OBJECTIVE To determine if aging modifies the clinical presentation of hypothyroidism. DESIGN Comparison of 24 clinical signs of hypothyroidism between elderly patients (> or = 70 years of age) and younger patients (< or = 55 years of age). SETTING Prospective study of patients with chemically confirmed overt hypothyroidism. PATIENTS Sixty seven… (More)


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@article{Doucet1994DoesAP, title={Does age play a role in clinical presentation of hypothyroidism?}, author={J. P. Doucet and Christophe Trivalle and Pierre Chassagne and M B P{\'e}rol and P Vuillermet and Noelia Manch{\'o}n and J. F. M{\'e}nard and Eric Bercoff}, journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society}, year={1994}, volume={42 9}, pages={984-6} }