PMID: 591811Nov 1, 1977

Measurement of thyroid hormone in experimental thyroid tumours in rats

The Journal of Endocrinology
A Y Al-HindawiR Hoffenberg


Rats treated with 131I and propylthiouracil were shown to develop thyroid tumours 7--9 months after treatment. In this group, the levels of total thyroxine and tri-iodothyronine, and free thyroxine and tri-iodothyronine in the serum were low, and that of TSH was raised. In a group of rats treated with 131I and then propylthiouracil and thyroxine, thyroid tumours were found despite normal concentrations of total and free thyroxine and tri-iodothyronine in the serum. The level of TSH in the serum was significantly raised in this group. Thyroid tumours were not found in the various control groups of rats.


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