An evaluation of thyroid autoimmunity in patients with beta thalassemia minor: A case-control study


BENLİ A. R. , Yildiz S. S. , Cikrikcioglu M. A.

PAKISTAN JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.33, no.5, pp.1106-1111, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 33 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.12669/pjms.335.13210
  • Title of Journal : PAKISTAN JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Page Numbers: pp.1106-1111

Abstract

Objective: The tendency to autoimmune diseases has been reported to be increased in beta thalassemia minor (BTM). The aim of this study was to evaluate whether thyroid autoimmunity is higher in BTM.