The impacts of organochlorines and other persistent pollutants on thyroid and metabolic health.

  • Pavel Langer
  • Published 2010 in Frontiers in neuroendocrinology


High prevalence of thyroid and metabolic disorders has been repeatedly observed in the population living in the area of eastern Slovakia highly polluted by a mixture of PCBs, DDE and HCB since about 50 years ago. Among thyroid disorders, increase of thyroid volume as measured by ultrasound volumetry may be suggested as one of notable findings which appeared… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.yfrne.2010.08.001


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