Incidence of hyperthyroidism in Sweden.

@article{AbrahamNordling2011IncidenceOH,
  title={Incidence of hyperthyroidism in Sweden.},
  author={Mirna Abraham-Nordling and K. Bystr{\"o}m and Ove T{\"o}rring and Mikael Lantz and Gertrud G Berg and Jan Calissendorff and Helena Filipsson Nystr{\"o}m and Svante Jansson and Gun J{\"o}rneskog and F. Anders Karlsson and Elisabet Nystr{\"o}m and Hans Ohrling and Thomas Orn and Bengt Hallengren and G{\"o}ran S. Wallin},
  journal={European journal of endocrinology},
  year={2011},
  volume={165 6},
  pages={
          899-905
        }
}
INTRODUCTION The incidence of hyperthyroidism has been reported in various countries to be 23-93/100,000 inhabitants per year. This extended study has evaluated the incidence for ~40% of the Swedish population of 9 million inhabitants. Sweden is considered to be iodine sufficient country. METHODS All patients including children, who were newly diagnosed with overt hyperthyroidism in the years 2003-2005, were prospectively registered in a multicenter study. The inclusion criteria are as… CONTINUE READING

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