Billewicz scale

Billewicz scale

An observer-rated set of clinical findings that has been widely used in assessing hypothyroidism, which is based on 14 symptoms and signs typically linked to hypothyroidism; higher scores are associated with a decrease in quality of life.
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The Billewicz scale showed a statistically significant benefit for patients who underwent ablation with Thyrogen, compared to those who underwent withdrawal.
The first instrument, the Billewicz Scale, measures 14 symptoms of hypothyroidism.