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Year : 2015  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 131-133

Induction of hypothyroidism in Hashimoto's thyroiditis during leprosy treatment

Department of Clinical and Epidemiology Division, Central Leprosy Teaching and Research Institute, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India, Chengalpattu, Tamil Nadu, India

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Pugazhenthan Thangaraju
OIC Laboratory Division, Chengalpattu - 603 001, Tamil Nadu
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/2349-4220.172913

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We report a female case who developed hypothyroid in the course of multibacillary multidrug therapy regimen for leprosy. The evaluation was made to rule out the possible cause of rifampicin induced hypothyroidism in Hashimoto's thyroiditis.

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