Prevalence of subclinical hyperthyroidism and relationship between thyroid hormonal status and thyroid ultrasonographic parameters in patients with non-toxic nodular goitre.

@article{Rieu1993PrevalenceOS,
  title={Prevalence of subclinical hyperthyroidism and relationship between thyroid hormonal status and thyroid ultrasonographic parameters in patients with non-toxic nodular goitre.},
  author={Michel Rieu and S Bekka and B Sambor and J. L. Berrod and J P Fombeur},
  journal={Clinical endocrinology},
  year={1993},
  volume={39 1},
  pages={67-71}
}
OBJECTIVE Basal plasma T4, T3 and TSH concentrations are usually normal in patients presenting with non-toxic nodular goitre. Using the evaluation of TSH response to TRH in a large series of such patients living in an area with normal iodine intake, we evaluated the prevalence of subclinical hyperthyroidism and the relationship between thyroid hormonal status and ultrasonographic parameters. PATIENTS A prospective study of 242 consecutive patients (group I), referred with non-autoimmune… CONTINUE READING