Normal thyroid function in 32 patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.

Thyroid function tests were evaluated in 32 patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) with radioimmunoassay of triiodothyronine, thyroxine, thyroid-stimulating hormone, and free thyroxine. The presence of antithyroid antibody activities were also tested. All patients were found to have normal thyroid values except one, who had low triiodothyronine… CONTINUE READING