Thyroid dysfunction: An adolescent gynecologic perspective

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Abstract

Abnormalities of thyroid function may cause irregularity or absence of the menstrual period, inhibit pubertal development and linear growth, and suppress reproductive function. Furthermore, pregnancy may itself affect thyroid function. New information is presented about the diagnosis and treatment of various forms of congenital and acquired thyroid disease. Issues ranging from the molecular biology of thyroid hormone resistance to public health measures developed to eliminate endemic goiter are addressed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)367-370
Number of pages4
JournalCurrent Opinion in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Volume7
Issue number5
StatePublished - 1995

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

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