Israel Lyon, Polish-Canadian physician, 1902-1966. See: Wolff-Chaikoff block, Wolff-Chaikoff effect.
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Iodine excess also can lead to goitrous hypothyroidism through iodine-induced inhibition of thyroid hormone formation (Wolff- Chaikoff effect) 2.
The intent of Wolff and Chaikoff was to determine the effects of inorganic nonradioactive iodine on the thyroid gland in rats.