G Ital Cardiol (Rome) 2017 Mar;18(3):219-229
Unità di Endocrinologia, Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica e Sperimentale, Università degli Studi, Pisa.
Amiodarone-induced thyroid dysfunction occurs in about 15-20% of patients under amiodarone therapy. Amiodarone-induced hypothyroidism (AIH) can develop in patients with an apparently normal thyroid gland or in those with an underlying chronic autoimmune thyroiditis. On a clinical ground, AIH is not challenging and can be easily treated with L-thyroxine therapy. Read More