International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Biochemistry Science | India | Volume 6 Issue 4, April 2017 | Rating: 6.7 / 10


Assessment of Uric Acid Levels in Primary Hypothyroid Patients of RIMS, Ranchi Jharkhand

Dr. Tarique Aziz | Dr. Visesh Kumar


Abstract: Introduction- Thyroid gland disorders are one of the commonest endocrinal disorders. Thyroid hormones influences uric acid levels. Objectives- To assess serum uric acid levels in hypothyroid patients and compare it with euthyroid individuals. Materials and Methods- 50 patient samples and 50 control samples were taken. Serum was separated and serum uric acid levels were estimated by fullyAutomated Analyzer AU480. Thyroid estimation was done on ABOTT ARCHITCT i1000SR IMMUNOASSAY machine. Data was analyzed using SPSS 20 software. Results- Cases have significantly higher values for serum uric acid and levels than controls and have significant positive correlation with TSH. Conclusions- Hypothyroidism is associated with incresed serum uric acid.


Keywords: Primary hypothyroidism, TSH, Renal fuction, Uric acid


Edition: Volume 6 Issue 4, April 2017,


Pages: 1859 - 1861



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