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Scott Med J. 2000 Feb;45(1):20-1.

Successful treatment of Graves disease in pregnancy with Lugol's iodine.

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Centre for Diabetes and Metabolism, Southern General Hospital, Glasgow. Andrew@jamieson14.freeserve.co.uk

Abstract

We report a case of Grave's disease in pregnancy complicated by intolerance of standard antithyroid drug therapy. We describe the success of prolonged use of organic iodine as a primary treatment prior to surgical intervention.

PMID:
10765530
DOI:
10.1177/003693300004500107
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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