iodine intoxication

iodine intoxication

The consequences of a toxic iodine overload–especially administered orally; IT is most marked in persons with low iodine at time of exposure to excess iodine Clinical Transient inhibition of thyroid hormone synthesis, ↑ TSH–thyrotropin, thyroid autoantibodies, exacerbation of goiter, failure to ↓ goiter size, thyrotoxicosis
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