A copy of this work was available on the public web and has been preserved in the Wayback Machine. The capture dates from 2018; you can also visit the original URL.
The file type is
Hypothyroidism in adults: A review and recent advances in management
Journal of Diabetes and Endocrinology
Hypothyroidism is a common endocrine disorder resulting from deficiency of thyroid hormone or, more rarely, from their impaired activity at tissue level. In its clinically overt form, hypothyroidism is a relatively common condition, with an approximate prevalence of 2% in adult women and 0.2% in adult men. Deficiency of the hormone has a wide range of effects, because all metabolically active cells require thyroid hormone. The clinical features of hypothyroidism are dependent on the patient'sdoi:10.5897/jde11.017 fatcat:jpw7exikbjb5nlm3pohlqesy3u