Subclinical Thyroid Dysfunction among Pregnant Women with Bad Obstetrical History

  title={Subclinical Thyroid Dysfunction among Pregnant Women with Bad Obstetrical History},
  author={Fauzia Rashid Butt and Arshad Chohan},
Thyroid gland undergoes major change in its function during pregnancy. This has been reflected by 50% increase in production of thyroxin (T4) and tri-iodothyronine (T3) with an increase in iodine requirement. So euthyroid mother in the beginning of pregnancy becamehypothyroid in later part that had iodine deficiency.1 Modern studies describe thyroid disease as the second most frequent endocrine disorder that can affect women in their reproductive age.2 When thyroid disease remains untreated in… CONTINUE READING

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