Thyroid Disorder in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Patients in Southeast Iran

@inproceedings{Zakeri2010ThyroidDI,
  title={Thyroid Disorder in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Patients in Southeast Iran},
  author={Zakeri and Sandooghi},
  year={2010}
}
  • Zakeri, Sandooghi
  • Published 2010
Background: We conducted this study to clarify the prevalence of thyroid dysfunction in patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) and compared it to a matched healthy controls group. Material and methods: Eighty-three SLE and 166 matched healthy controls underwent clinical examination and laboratory evaluation for serum T3, T4, TSH and Thyroid peroxides antibody (TPO AB). Results: 24.1% of SLE patients and 13.3% of control group had thyroid dysfunction (p value = 0.04). Clinical thyroid… CONTINUE READING