Epidemiology of thyroid diseases in Africa

  title={Epidemiology of thyroid diseases in Africa},
  author={Anthonia Okeoghene Ogbera and Sonny Folunrusho Kuku},
  booktitle={Indian journal of endocrinology and metabolism},
BACKGROUND Thyroid disorders are common endocrine disorders encountered in the African continent. Environmental and nutritional factors are often implicated in the occurrence of some thyroid disorders that occur in this part of the world. This is a narrative review that seeks to document the pattern, prevalence, and management of thyroid disorders in the continent. MATERIALS AND METHODS The search engine used for this review were PubMed and Google scholar. All available articles on thyroid… CONTINUE READING
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