High serum gastrin levels in thyrotoxic patients.


High gastrin levels were found in twenty-one out of fifty-six consecutive patients (38%) with thyrotoxicosis. Following return to euthyroidism gastrin levels generally fell, but twelve patients (21%) remained hypergastrinaemic. Six of these patients (11%) had achlorhydria indicating atrophic gastritis of the antrum sparing type. No correlation between… (More)


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