Gestational thyrotoxicosis and hyperemesis gravidarum: possible role of hCG with higher stimulating activity

@article{Kimura1993GestationalTA,
  title={Gestational thyrotoxicosis and hyperemesis gravidarum: possible role of hCG with higher stimulating activity},
  author={Michio Kimura and Nobuyuki Amino and Hiroya Tamaki and Eiichi Ito and Noriaki Mitsuda and Katsumi Miyai and Osamu Tanizawa},
  journal={Clinical endocrinology},
  year={1993},
  volume={38 4},
  pages={
          345-50
        }
}
OBJECTIVE The thyroid gland is physiologically stimulated in normal early pregnancy. However, clinical thyrotoxicosis in normal pregnancy has not been well described. In order to clarify this we examined thyroid function and thyrotoxic symptoms in relation to emesis in normal pregnancy. We also investigated the possible mechanism of gestational thyrotoxicosis. DESIGN Thyroid function was evaluated in view of the clinical thyrotoxic symptoms and the severity of gestational emesis in early… CONTINUE READING
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