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Thyroxine "addicts".
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  4695697     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Four patients are described who were surreptitiously taking thyroxine-containing tablets. In two cases this caused considerable diagnostic problems. The diagnosis should be considered in patients with clinical features of hyperthyroidism (but without goitres or proptosis), who appear psychiatrically abnormal and whose thyroid function tests show conflicting results.
Authors:
R F Harvey
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  British medical journal     Volume:  2     ISSN:  0007-1447     ISO Abbreviation:  Br Med J     Publication Date:  1973 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1973-06-07     Completed Date:  1973-06-07     Revised Date:  2010-10-26    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372673     Medline TA:  Br Med J     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  35-6     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Depression / drug therapy
Diet, Reducing
Female
Goiter / diagnosis
Humans
Hyperthyroidism / diagnosis
Middle Aged
Psychotic Disorders / drug therapy
Substance-Related Disorders*
Thyroxine* / blood
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
7488-70-2/Thyroxine
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