The association of serum thyroid stimulating hormone and serum lipids and lipoproteins in patients with suspected hypothyroidism.


Serum levels of thyroid stimulating hormones (TSH), cholesterol, triglycerides, lipoproteins and high density lipoprotein subfractions were determined in 80 patients and 150 age and sex matched controls. The lipids and lipoproteins distribution showed a significant increase in total cholesterol and LDL-C levels in the patient group (p < 0.001). In contrast… (More)


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