International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Medicine Science | India | Volume 7 Issue 6, June 2018

Lithium Induced Goitre

Chelluri Anil Kumar | N. Jeeva [7] | S. Prasanth [10]

Abstract: Lithium is a well known anti-psychotic drug given mostly in bi-polar affective disorder. During lithium therapy, thyroid dysfunction, parathyroid dysfunction, renal tubular dysfunction, nephrogenic diabetes insipidus and cardiac toxicity can occur. Among these disorders, thyroid disorder is the most common one. Here we are presenting a case of lithium induced goitre.

Keywords: lithium, goitre, hypothyroidism

Edition: Volume 7 Issue 6, June 2018,

Pages: 926 - 927

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