• Medicine
  • Published in Neuro endocrinology letters 2001

Incidence of autoimmune thyroiditis in interferon-alpha treated and untreated patients with chronic hepatitis C virus infection.

@article{Rocco2001IncidenceOA,
  title={Incidence of autoimmune thyroiditis in interferon-alpha treated and untreated patients with chronic hepatitis C virus infection.},
  author={A Rocco and S Gargano and Aldesia Provenzano and Massimiliano Nardone and Giuseppe Maria De Sanctis and Nadia Altavilla and Lucia Valeria Chircu and Franco Grimaldi},
  journal={Neuro endocrinology letters},
  year={2001},
  volume={22 1},
  pages={
          39-44
        }
}
OBJECTIVES To clarify the relationship between interferon-alpha (IFN-alpha) therapy and autoimmune thyroiditis in chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection, we investigated a selected number of patients without basal thyroid dysfunctions. MATERIALS AND METHODS 130 patients (average age: 20-70), with chronic HCV infection and without basal clinical and laboratory signs of autoimmune thyroiditis were divided into two groups: IFN-alpha treated (A) and untreated (B) patients. Group A received IFN… CONTINUE READING

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