Follow-up study of thyroid function in polytransfused thalassemic patients

@article{Maggiolini1995FollowupSO,
  title={Follow-up study of thyroid function in polytransfused thalassemic patients},
  author={Marcello Maggiolini and Giuseppe De Luca and Mara Bria and Diego Sisci and Saveria Aquila and Vincenzo Pezzi and Marilena Lanzino and A. Giorno and Oscar Tamburrini and Maria Della Sala and E. Corcioni and Ciro Brancati and S. And{\`o}},
  journal={Endocrine},
  year={1995},
  volume={3},
  pages={91-94}
}
The aim of our investigation was to evaluate thyroid function by a follow-up study in 45 polytransfused thalassemic patients, since endocrine abnormalities are frequent consequences of iron overload in thalassemia major. Significant changes of thyroid function have been revealed in the time elapsing the observation, despite unchanged haematological parameters; at the end of the present study five patients were affected by overt hypothyroidism and 15 patients by subclinical hypothyroidism… CONTINUE READING

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