From Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden HYPERTHYROIDISM: INCIDENCE AND LONG TERM QUALITY-OF-LIFE

Hyperthyroidism is a common disorder which in general affects approximately 2 % of women and 0.2 % of men. There are three main types of hyperthyroidism, caused by increased thyroid hormone production: Graves’ disease, toxic multinodular goitre and solitary toxic adenoma. Three main treatment modalities are common for Graves’ hyperthyroidism: surgery… (More)