Environmental iodine intake affects the response to methimazole in patients with diffuse toxic goiter.

@article{Azizi1985EnvironmentalII,
  title={Environmental iodine intake affects the response to methimazole in patients with diffuse toxic goiter.},
  author={Fereidoun Azizi},
  journal={The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism},
  year={1985},
  volume={61 2},
  pages={374-7}
}
  • Fereidoun Azizi
  • Published 1985 in
    The Journal of clinical endocrinology and…
The response to methimazole [1-methyl-2-mercaptoimidazole (MMI)] therapy was evaluated in 18 patients with diffuse toxic goiter residing in an area of iodine deficiency (Tehran) and in 18 patients residing in an area of iodine sufficiency (Boston). The mean free T4 index (FT4I) decreased from 22.9 +/- 4.8 (+/- SD) to 4.9 +/- 4.3 in Tehran and from 23.8… CONTINUE READING