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Incidence of thyroid disease in cases of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.
  1. R Bell,
  2. P V Barber,
  3. C L Bray,
  4. D C Beton

    Abstract

    The investigative findings of patients considered to have possible hypertrophic cardiomyopathy were examined, and 31 of these fulfilling defined criteria for the disease were reviewed in detail, with emphasis on thyroid abnormalities. Four patients had a history of thyroid disease (13%). Explanations considered for the apparent association were the effects of hyperthyroidism on normal, or more probably, incipiently abnormal myocardium.

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