Hina Manzoor, Hafiz Khushnaseeb Ahmad, Jamila Shuja, Owais Qadeer Gill, Akram Ali, Muneer Ahmad, Hamida Naheed, Khwaja Ajmal Mustafa, Iftikhar Ahmad, Shehla Iftikhar, Zahid Mahmood.
Association of Hypothyroidism & Hyperthyroidism with age and Gender in Balochistan, CENAR Quetta.
Annals Punjab Med Coll Jan ;7(1):45-51.
Aims and Objectives: A retrospective study of all thyroid patients registered at the centre of Nuclear Medicine and Radiotherapy (CENAR), Quetta from 1st January2010 to December 2011(02years). The aim of this study was to highlight gender and age wise distribution of hypothyroid & hyperthyroid patients in CENAR Quetta. Study design: A retrospective study. Place and Duration: A retrospective study of 2051 files of Thyroid patients was carried out in CENAR Quetta from1st January2010 to December 2011(02years). Results: Out of 2051 patients, the most common gender was female with a total of 1442(Hypothyroid female: 487; Hyperthyroid female: 231; Euthyroid female: 724) and the common age group was 16-40yr with a total of 1453(16-40yr Hypothyroid male: 153 & Female: 337; 16-40yr Hyperthyroid male: 113 & Female: 139; 16-40yr Euthyroid male: 158 & Female: 553).
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