PMID: 59154Jul 10, 1976

Two mechanisms for hypothyroidism after 131I therapy

Lancet
J F Malone, M J Cullen

Abstract

It is proposed that the incidence of hypothyroidism after radioiodine therapy of thyrotoxicosis has two distinct mechanism. One operates in the first two years after therapy and depends on radiation dose. The other operates in later years, and is not, to any significant extent, dose dependent. Possible canidates for each mechanism are explored.

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Related Concepts

Dose-Response Relationship, Radiation
Hyperthyroidism
Hypothyroidism
Iodine Radioisotopes
Effects of Radiation
Radiotherapy Dosage
Thyroid Gland

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