Hypothyroid-like regulation of the pituitary-thyroid axis in stable human immunodeficiency virus infection.

@article{Hommes1993HypothyroidlikeRO,
  title={Hypothyroid-like regulation of the pituitary-thyroid axis in stable human immunodeficiency virus infection.},
  author={Martijn Hommes and Johannes Anthonius Romijn and Erik Endert and Ria Adriaanse and Georg Brabant and Jan Karel M Eeftinck Schattenkerk and Wilmar Maarten Wiersinga and Hans P. Sauerwein},
  journal={Metabolism: clinical and experimental},
  year={1993},
  volume={42 5},
  pages={556-61}
}
Thyroid function and regulation were studied in 14 consecutive male outpatients with asymptomatic human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection (CDC II/III, n = 8) or AIDS (CDC IV, n = 6) who were free of concomitant infections and hepatic dysfunction, and in eight healthy, age- and weight-matched male controls. Blood was sampled every 10 minutes over 24 hours for measurement of thyrotropin (TSH). Thereafter, thyroid hormones and TSH responsiveness to thyrotropin-releasing hormone (TRH) were… CONTINUE READING