ERIC Number: EJ589487
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Treatment of Hyperthyroidism in Down Syndrome: Case Report and Review of Literature.
Ali, Fawzi E.; Al-Busairi, Waleed A.; Al-Mulla, Fatema A.
Research in Developmental Disabilities, v20 n4 p297-303 Jul-Aug 1999
A case of an institutionalized adult male with Down syndrome and hyperthyroidism is reported. After treatment with radioactive iodine, he was found to be markedly hypothyroid when he was reviewed 11 weeks later. Three treatment options for hyperthyroidism in Down syndrome are reviewed: surgery, medical treatments, and radiotherapy. (Author/CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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