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Roghieh Molaei Langroudi, Fatemeh Ghazanfari Amlashi and Mohammad Hassan Hedayati Emami

hypothyroidism in our previous article (3) ; we followed her by serial abdominal ultrasound that showed normal ovary size and regression of ovarian cysts after levothyroxine ( l -T 4 ) replacement. Case presentation A 15-year-old girl presented with

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Anna Tortora, Domenico La Sala and Mario Vitale

Background Oral levothyroxine (LT4), used to treat hypothyroidism, is absorbed through the intestinal mucosa at the level of the duodenum, jejunum and ileum. Only a fraction of the ingested dose is absorbed, depending on a number of factors

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Charlotte S Schömig, Marie-Ève Robinson and Julia E von Oettingen

Background Congenital hypothyroidism (CH) is the most common congenital disorder of the endocrine system ( 1 ). Immediate levothyroxine (L-T4) substitution is indicated upon diagnosis to prevent possible severe complications, including

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Ehtasham Ahmad, Kashif Hafeez, Muhammad Fahad Arshad, Jimboy Isuga and Apostolos Vrettos

for over-replacement of levothyroxine. Treatment is straightforward with anti-thyroid medications once the diagnosis is confirmed. Case presentation We describe the case of a 61-year-old lady diagnosed with primary hypothyroidism back in 1988