The incidence of thyroid function abnormalities in patients attending an outpatient lipid clinic.

@article{Tsimihodimos1999TheIO,
  title={The incidence of thyroid function abnormalities in patients attending an outpatient lipid clinic.},
  author={Vasilis Tsimihodimos and Eleni T. Bairaktari and Christos S Tzallas and G Miltiadus and Evangelos Liberopoulos and Moses S Elisaf},
  journal={Thyroid : official journal of the American Thyroid Association},
  year={1999},
  volume={9 4},
  pages={365-8}
}
Thyroid disorders are known to influence lipoprotein metabolism. In the current study we examined the incidence of thyroid function abnormalities in patients attending our outpatient lipid clinic. During the last 2 years, 248 patients were admitted to our lipid clinic for the diagnosis and management of dyslipidemia. In all cases, a detailed medical history was obtained and a thorough physical examination was performed with emphasis on the presence of symptoms/signs indicative of underlying… CONTINUE READING

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