Effect of 1-year treatment with interferon-beta1b on thyroid function and autoimmunity in patients with multiple sclerosis.

@article{Monzani1999EffectO1,
  title={Effect of 1-year treatment with interferon-beta1b on thyroid function and autoimmunity in patients with multiple sclerosis.},
  author={Fabio Monzani and Nadia Caraccio and Giuseppe Meucci and Francesco Lombardo and Gianluca Moscato and Arturo Casolaro and Marco Ferdeghini and L. Murri and Ele Ferrannini},
  journal={European journal of endocrinology},
  year={1999},
  volume={141 4},
  pages={325-31}
}
OBJECTIVE Interferon-beta (IFN-beta) is a widely used therapy for multiple sclerosis (MS), a demyelinating disease of the central nervous system. This study has evaluated the effect on thyroid function and autoimmunity of a 1-year treatment with IFN-beta1b in patients with MS. PATIENTS We studied 31 patients (age 34+/-7 years, 21 women) with relapsing-remitting MS during IFN-beta1b treatment of 1 year duration. Systematic thyroid assessment and measurements of serum interleukin-6 (IL-6… CONTINUE READING
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