Results of 131I therapy in hyperthyroidism at 7-18 years of age.

@article{Dumitriu1984ResultsO1,
  title={Results of 131I therapy in hyperthyroidism at 7-18 years of age.},
  author={Liliana Emilia Dumitriu and Manuela Popa and Irina Florea and Violeta Ionescu and T Spandonide and Andreea E. Pop and M Belgun and N Gagea-Tăbăcaru and Mariana Purice},
  journal={Endocrinologie},
  year={1984},
  volume={22 1},
  pages={
          47-54
        }
}
Twenty-seven patients aged 7-18 years, with hyperthyroidism and diffuse goite received 131I and 125I in doses of 200-350 muCi/gm of gland. The drug was given in a unique dose to 14 patients and fractioned (maximum 4 doses) to the rest. The total maximum dose was 15 mCi. Doubtless recovery was obtained in 25 cases and probable improvement in another 2 (the patients were lost track of). Exophthalmometric values did not increase in any of the patients and in 2 cases of edematous exophthalmos the… CONTINUE READING

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