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  1. Diabetic retinopathy is the most common microvascular complication of diabetes and it is a leading cause of visual impairment and blindness among patients with diabetes. This study aimed to investigate the eff...

    Authors: Seyed Shahriar Hosseini, Mohsen Shamsi, Mahboobeh Khorsandi and Rahmatollah Moradzadeh

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2021 21:17

    Content type: Research article

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  2. Long-term antithyroid drug therapy has become one of the options for treatment of Graves’ hyperthyroidism. The aim of this study was to compare thyroid status in those who discontinued methimazole (MMI) treatm...

    Authors: Fereidoun Azizi, Hengameh Abdi and Atieh Amouzegar

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2021 21:16

    Content type: Research article

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  3. Functional gonadotroph adenomas (FGAs) are rare adenomas that most commonly secrete FSH. However, solitary LH-secreting pituitary adenomas are unusual.

    Authors: Yi Zhang, Cheng Chen, Min Lin, Kan Deng, Huijuan Zhu, Wenbin Ma, Hui Pan, Renzhi Wang and Yong Yao

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2021 21:15

    Content type: Case report

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  4. Skin autofluorescence (SAF) is a non-invasive marker of tissue accumulation of advanced glycation endproducts (AGE). Recently, we demonstrated in the general population that elevated SAF levels predict the dev...

    Authors: Henderikus E. Boersma, Robert P. van Waateringe, Melanie M. van der Klauw, Reindert Graaff, Andrew D. Paterson, Andries J. Smit and Bruce H. R. Wolffenbuttel

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2021 21:14

    Content type: Research article

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  5. Primary central nervous system lymphoma is a rare extra-nodal lymphoma of the central nervous system. Primary central nervous system lymphoma lesions usually appear in the vicinity of the ventricle, and there ...

    Authors: Ken Takao, Ayaka Tani, Tetsuya Suwa, Yayoi Kuwabara-Ohmura, Kenta Nonomura, Yanyan Liu, Takehiro Kato, Masami Mizuno, Takuo Hirota, Mayumi Enya, Katsumi Iizuka, Yukio Horikawa, Chiemi Saigo, Yusuke Kito, Tatsuhiko Miyazaki, Naoyuki Ohe…

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2021 21:13

    Content type: Case report

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  6. Pseudohypoparathyroidism is a rare genetic disease characterized by hypocalcaemia and hyperphosphataemia due to the defect to the guanine nucleotide-binding protein alpha subunit (GNAS) gene. Patients with pse...

    Authors: Difei Lu, Aimei Dong, Junqing Zhang and Xiaohui Guo

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2021 21:12

    Content type: Case report

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  7. Endogenous Cushing’s syndrome (CS) results in increased cardiovascular (CV) morbidity and mortality. So far, most studies focussed on distinct disease entities rather than the integrity of the CV system. We he...

    Authors: Kristina Ehrlich, Caroline Morbach, Theresa Reiter, Peter Ulrich Heuschmann, Anke Hannemann, Martin Fassnacht, Stefan Störk, Stefanie Hahner and Timo Deutschbein

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2021 21:11

    Content type: Study protocol

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  8. Weight loss therapy is becoming more and more important, and two classes of molecules, namely amylin receptor and GLP-1 receptor agonists, have shown promise in this regard. Interestingly, these molecules have...

    Authors: Anna Thorsø Larsen, Sofie Gydesen, Nina Sonne, Morten Asser Karsdal and Kim Henriksen

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2021 21:10

    Content type: Research article

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  9. Neuroendocrine tumor (NET) with adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) secretion are very rare. To our knowledge, no follow-up study is published for ACTH-secreting NET, regardless of the primary site, to show sec...

    Authors: Fatemeh Rahmani, Maryam Tohidi, Maryam Dehghani, Behrooz Broumand and Farzad Hadaegh

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2021 21:9

    Content type: Case report

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  10. Studies analyzing the association between parity and normal-weight metabolic syndrome (MetS) in postmenopausal women of normal weight remain limited, this study aimed to explore the association between parity ...

    Authors: Mengte Shi, Xinhe Zhou, Chao Zheng and Youjin Pan

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2021 21:8

    Content type: Research article

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  11. Red cell distribution width (RDW) is a predicter of infections, cancer and diabetes. However, the relationship between RDW and β-cell function and insulin resistance remains unclear in patients with type 2 dia...

    Authors: Deyuan Zhang, Siqi Zhang, Lifang Wang, Tianrong Pan and Xing Zhong

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2021 21:7

    Content type: Research article

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  12. Neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) are rare tumors harboring overexpression of somatostatin receptors (SSTRs) on their cell membrane. Because some organs, such as the spleen, adrenal glands and liver, physiologicall...

    Authors: Emre Gezer, Berrin Çetinarslan, Dilek Karakaya, Zeynep Cantürk, Alev Selek, Mehmet Sözen and Serkan İşgören

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2021 21:6

    Content type: Case report

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  13. Multiple pathological manifestations are rarely present in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT). Here we described a case of a young woman who presented with multiple skeletal destructions and rece...

    Authors: Shuai Lu, Maoqi Gong, Yejun Zha, Aimin Cui, Wei Tian and Xieyuan Jiang

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2021 21:5

    Content type: Case report

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  14. Hypercalcemia of malignancy is relatively common in several cancers. However, in colorectal cancer, paraneoplastic phenomena that cause hypercalcemia is uncommon. In the few cases that are reported, secretion ...

    Authors: Vegard Heimly Brun, Erik Knutsen, Helge Stenvold and Hanne Halvorsen

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2021 21:4

    Content type: Case report

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  15. The common endocrine disorder primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT) can be cured by surgery. Preoperative localization of parathyroid adenoma (PTA) by imaging is a prerequisite for outpatient minimally invasive p...

    Authors: Elske Quak, Audrey Lasne Cardon, Renaud Ciappuccini, Charline Lasnon, Vianney Bastit, Véronique Le Henaff, Barbara Lireux, Gauthier Foucras, Cyril Jaudet, Celia Berchi, Jean-Michel Grellard, Justine Lequesne, Bénédicte Clarisse and Stéphane Bardet

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2021 21:3

    Content type: Study protocol

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  16. Noonan syndrome is an inherited disease involving multiple systems. More than 15 related genes have been discovered, among which LZTR1 was discovered recently. However, the pathogenesis and inheritance pattern of...

    Authors: Xiu Zhao, Zhuoguang Li, Li Wang, Zhangzhang Lan, Feifei Lin, Wenyong Zhang and Zhe Su

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2021 21:2

    Content type: Case report

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  17. Serum uric acid (SUA) is associated with the development of diabetic kidney disease (DKD). Thyroid hormones can regulate metabolism and insulin resistance. The relationship between SUA and thyroid function in ...

    Authors: Xiaomeng Feng, Jing Huang, Yan Peng and Yuan Xu

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2021 21:1

    Content type: Research article

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  18. Thyroid associated orbitopathy (TAO) is the most common extrathyroidal complication of Graves’ disease. The disease course ranges from mild, where symptomatic therapy is sufficient, to severe, where high dose ...

    Authors: Janos K. Aranyosi, Tamas Deli, Annamaria Erdei, Geza Toth, Attila Jakab, Mariann Fodor, Endre V. Nagy and Bernadett Ujhelyi

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2020 20:183

    Content type: Case report

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  19. Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) and hyperosmolar hyperglycemic state (HHS) are the two most common hyperglycemic emergencies (HEs) associated with diabetes mellitus. Individuals with HEs can present with combined ...

    Authors: Xiao-yan Wu, Dun-min She, Fang Wang, Gang Guo, Ran Li, Ping Fang, Ling Li, Yun Zhou, Ke-qin Zhang and Ying Xue

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2020 20:182

    Content type: Research article

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  20. To evaluate the association between diet and disease, the consideration of a whole diet has appeared to be more effective than the examination of single-nutrient intake. This study aimed to examine the relatio...

    Authors: Sahar Golpour-Hamedani, Nahid Rafie, Makan Pourmasoumi, Parvane Saneei and Sayyed Morteza Safavi

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2020 20:181

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  21. Existing prevention and treatment strategies target the classic types of diabetes yet this approach might not always be appropriate in some settings where atypical phenotypes exist. This study aims to assess t...

    Authors: Charlotte M. Bavuma, Sanctus Musafiri, Pierre-Claver Rutayisire, Loise M. Ng’ang’a, Ruth McQuillan and Sarah H. Wild

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2020 20:180

    Content type: Research article

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  22. Lipid accumulation product (LAP) is a new index based on a combination of waist circumference (WC) and serum triglycerides (TG) reflecting lipid accumulation. In this cross-sectional study, we aimed to explore...

    Authors: Lianqin Dong, Mingzhu Lin, Wengui Wang, Danyan Ma, Yun Chen, Weijuan Su, Zheng Chen, Shunhua Wang, Xuejun Li, Zhibin Li and Changqin Liu

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2020 20:179

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  23. Circulating angiopoietin-like 2 (ANGPTL2) protein levels are known to be significantly increased in numerous chronic inflammatory diseases and are associated with the diagnosis and/or prognosis of cardiovascular ...

    Authors: Yan Wang, Zhaohui Zheng, Yuxian Yang, Jianan Lang, Ning Zhang, Longyan Yang and Dong Zhao

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2020 20:178

    Content type: Research article

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  24. Plasma aldosterone-to-renin ratio (ARR) is popularly used for screening primary aldosteronism (PA). Some medications, including diuretics, are known to have an effect on ARR and cause false-negative and false-...

    Authors: Toshitaka Sawamura, Shigehiro Karashima, Satoshi Nagase, Hidetaka Nambo, Eiko Shimizu, Takuya Higashitani, Daisuke Aono, Azusa Ohbatake, Mitsuhiro Kometani, Masashi Demura, Kenji Furukawa, Yoshiyu Takeda and Takashi Yoneda

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2020 20:177

    Content type: Research article

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  25. Thyroid associated orbitopathy (TAO) is defined as an immune mediated inflammatory process affecting the extraocular muscles, connective and adipose tissue of uncertain etiopathogenesis. TAO are classically de...

    Authors: Radwan El Othman, Christelle Ephrem, Elsie Touma, Souheil Hallit and Rola El Othman

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2020 20:176

    Content type: Case report

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  26. Approximately 60% of adrenocortical carcinomas (ACC) are functional, and Cushing’s syndrome is the most frequent diagnosis that has been revealed to have a particularly poor prognosis. Since 30% of ACC present...

    Authors: Sawako Suzuki, Tomoki Minamidate, Akina Shiga, Yutarou Ruike, Kazuki Ishiwata, Kumiko Naito, Akiko Ishida, Hanna Deguchi, Masanori Fujimoto, Hisashi Koide, Ichiro Tatsuno, Jun-ichiro Ikeda, Yuto Yamazaki, Hironobu Sasano and Koutaro Yokote

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2020 20:173

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  27. Microalbuminuria is a prognostic marker of diabetes kidney disease. It is generally diagnosed as the ratio of urinary albumin to creatinine (UACR) of 30-300 mg/g. Hashimoto’s thyroiditis is a common disease in...

    Authors: Wei Zhu, Xuejie Dong, Qingrong Pan, Yanjin Hu and Guang Wang

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2020 20:172

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  28. Individuals with normal weight obesity (NWO) are predisposed to having cardiometabolic disorders. This study aims to investigate the circulating levels of vaspin, leptin and their association with glycemic and...

    Authors: Ehsaneh Taheri, Saeed Hosseini, Mostafa Qorbani and Parvin Mirmiran

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2020 20:171

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  29. Recent study showed that individuals with type 2 diabetes have a high risk of developing colorectal cancer (CRC), in which Receptor for Advanced Glycation End Products (RAGE) plays a pivotal role. We conducted...

    Authors: Xiaohai Zhou, Ning Lin, Mingjie Zhang, Xiaoling Wang, Ye An, Qing Su, Peng Du, Bo Li and Hanbei Chen

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2020 20:170

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  30. Metabolic syndrome (MetS) is a major public health concern due to its high prevalence and association with heart disease and diabetes. Artificial neural networks (ANN) are emerging as a reliable means of model...

    Authors: Meysam Eyvazlou, Mahdi Hosseinpouri, Hamidreza Mokarami, Vahid Gharibi, Mehdi Jahangiri, Rosanna Cousins, Hossein-Ali Nikbakht and Abdullah Barkhordari

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2020 20:169

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  31. While obesity and overweight status are firmly established risk factors for Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), a substantial proportion of diabetic individuals, especially in Africa and Asia, are often underweig...

    Authors: Anuradha Rajamanickam, Saravanan Munisankar, Chandra Kumar Dolla, Kannan Thiruvengadam and Subash Babu

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2020 20:168

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  32. Despite the current debate about the effects of high intensity interval training (HIIT), HIIT elicits big morpho-physiological benefit on Metabolic Syndrome (MetS) treatment. However, no review or meta-analysi...

    Authors: I. Serrablo-Torrejon, A. Lopez-Valenciano, M. Ayuso, E. Horton, X. Mayo, G. Medina-Gomez, G. Liguori and A. Jimenez

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2020 20:167

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  33. Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS) is a multisymptomatic, rare, genetic, neurodevelopmental disorder in adults mainly characterized by hyperphagia, cognitive dysfunction, behavioral problems and risk of morbid obesit...

    Authors: Hasanain Hamid Shukur, Yolanda B. de Rijke, Elisabeth F. C. van Rossum, Laith Hussain-Alkhateeb and Charlotte Höybye

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2020 20:166

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  34. Congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) is an autosomal recessive group of diseases. 21-Hydroxylase deficiency (21OHD) accounts for between 95 and 99% of all CAH cases.

    Authors: Tania Mayvel Espinosa Reyes, Teresa Collazo Mesa, Paulina Arasely Lantigua Cruz, Adriana Agramonte Machado, Emma Domínguez Alonso and Henrik Falhammar

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2020 20:165

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  35. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Elske L. van den Burg, Marjolein P. Schoonakker, Petra G. van Peet, M. Elske. van den Akker-van Marle, Ko Willems van Dijk, Valter D. Longo, Hildo J. Lamb, Mattijs E. Numans and Hanno Pijl

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2020 20:164

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    The original article was published in BMC Endocrine Disorders 2020 20:94

  36. Primary nasopharyngeal lymphoma (NPL) is a very rare tumor of Waldeyer ring (WR) lymphoid tissue. It is challenging to differentiate lymphoma infiltration of pituitary from a pituitary adenoma, meningioma infi...

    Authors: Maryam Zahedi, Reyhane Hizomi Arani, Maryam Tohidi, Shirin Haghighi, Masoud Mehrpour and Farzad Hadaegh

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2020 20:163

    Content type: Case report

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  37. Vitamin D deficiency is diagnosed by total serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25(OH)D) concentration and is associated with poor health and increased mortality; however, some populations have low 25(OH) D concentratio...

    Authors: Lina H. M. Ahmed, Alexandra E. Butler, Soha R. Dargham, Aishah Latif, Omar M. Chidiac, Stephen L. Atkin and Charbel Abi Khalil

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2020 20:161

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  38. Dietary fatty acids are important dietary determinants of metabolic disorders in human. However, it is important to develop an index that considers not only the amount of dietary fatty acids but also the struc...

    Authors: Nika Soltani, Mahdieh Abbasalizad Farhangi, Leila Nikniaz and Mahsa Mahmoudinezhad

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2020 20:159

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  39. A growing body of evidence supports neutrophils as having an active role in the development of diabetic kidney disease (DKD). However, the clinical relevance of neutrophils and DKD in autoimmune diabetes remai...

    Authors: Yao Yu, Qiuqiu Lin, Dewei Ye, Yanfei Wang, Binbin He, Yanhua Li, Gan Huang, Zhiguang Zhou and Yang Xiao

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2020 20:158

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  40. Follow-up care provided via telemedicine (TM) is intended to be a more integrated care pathway to manage diabetes-related foot ulcers (DFU) than traditionally-delivered healthcare. However, knowledge of the ef...

    Authors: Marjolein M. Iversen, Jannicke Igland, Hilde Smith-Strøm, Truls Østbye, Grethe S. Tell, Svein Skeie, John G. Cooper, Mark Peyrot and Marit Graue

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2020 20:157

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  41. Previous studies have suggested that patients with diabetes mellitus (DM) have higher prevalence of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD), and plasma levels of free fatty acids (FFAs) are a useful mar...

    Authors: Ming-Hua Zhang, Ye-Xuan Cao, Li-Guo Wu, Na Guo, Bing-Jie Hou, Li-Jing Sun, Yuan-Lin Guo, Na-Qiong Wu, Qian Dong and Jian-Jun Li

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2020 20:156

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  42. Detailed description of hyperglycemia management in diabetic patients infected with SARS-CoV-2 remain limited, although patients with diabetes show higher complication and mortality rate than patients without ...

    Authors: François R. Jornayvaz, Benjamin Assouline, Jérôme Pugin and Karim Gariani

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2020 20:155

    Content type: Case report

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  43. Glucocorticoid therapy is the most common cause of iatrogenic osteoporosis. Less is known regarding the effect of glucocorticoids when used as replacement therapy on bone remodelling in patients with adrenal i...

    Authors: Rosemary Dineen, Lucy-Ann Behan, Grainne Kelleher, Mark J. Hannon, Jennifer J. Brady, Bairbre Rogers, Brian G. Keevil, William Tormey, Diarmuid Smith, Christopher J. Thompson, Malachi J. McKenna, Wiebke Arlt, Paul M. Stewart, Amar Agha and Mark Sherlock

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2020 20:154

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  44. The objectives of this study were to estimate the prevalence of microalbuminuria and examine the association of microalbuminuria with metabolic syndrome (MetS) and its component in a Bangladeshi adult cohort.

    Authors: Muntakim Mahmud Saadi, Manindra Nath Roy, Rubena Haque, Farida Akhter Tania, Shakil Mahmood and Nurshad Ali

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2020 20:153

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  45. Metabolic inflammation is an essential event in obesity-induced diabetes and insulin resistance. In obesity, an increasing number of macrophages recruited into visceral adipose tissues undergo significant M1-like...

    Authors: Chaolong Liu, Yanting Yuan, Ji Zhou, Ruixin Hu, Lixia Ji and Guohui Jiang

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2020 20:152

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  46. Low dose naltrexone (LDN) is reported to have beneficial effects in several autoimmune diseases. The purpose of this study was to examine whether starting LDN was followed by changes in the dispensing of thyro...

    Authors: Guttorm Raknes and Lars Småbrekke

    Citation: BMC Endocrine Disorders 2020 20:151

    Content type: Research article

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