Elevated Serum Fibroblast Growth Factor 21 Levels in Patients With Hyperthyroidism.

@article{Xiao2015ElevatedSF,
  title={Elevated Serum Fibroblast Growth Factor 21 Levels in Patients With Hyperthyroidism.},
  author={Fangsen Xiao and Mingzhu Lin and Peiying Huang and Jinyang Zeng and Xin Zeng and Huijie Zhang and Xiaoying Li and Shuyu Yang and Zhibin Li and Xuejun Li},
  journal={The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism},
  year={2015},
  volume={100 10},
  pages={
          3800-5
        }
}
CONTEXT Recent evidence from animal studies indicates that fibroblast growth factor 21 (FGF21), an endocrine hormone that regulates glucose, lipid metabolism, and energy homeostasis, is regulated by T3. However, the role of FGF21 in hyperthyroid patients is unknown. OBJECTIVE The objective was to study serum FGF21 levels in hyperthyroid patients and the association of serum FGF21 levels with hyperthyroidism. DESIGN AND SETTING This was a case-control study. PATIENTS AND INTERVENTIONS A… CONTINUE READING
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