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Hypothyroidism with true myotonia.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  712368     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A patient with subclinical hypothyroidism who presented with true myotonia is described. There was no evidence that either he or members of his family had dystrophia myotonica or myotonia congenita. Treatment with thyroxine resolved his symptoms completely.
Authors:
G S Venables; D Bates; D A Shaw
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry     Volume:  41     ISSN:  0022-3050     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Neurol. Neurosurg. Psychiatr.     Publication Date:  1978 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1979-01-26     Completed Date:  1979-01-26     Revised Date:  2011-07-27    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  2985191R     Medline TA:  J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1013-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Electromyography
Humans
Hypothyroidism / complications*,  drug therapy
Male
Myotonia / drug therapy,  etiology*
Thyroxine / therapeutic use
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
7488-70-2/Thyroxine
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