Incidence of Hypothyroidism in Infertile Patients with Menstrual Irregularities
Background: - It is important to estimate in females the level of serum thyroid hormones throughout infertility to avoid its existence later on. The aim in this study, was to estimate thyroid function tests in infertile patients with menstrual irregularities.
Methodology: - This case control study was performed in 90 infertile patients with menstrual irregularities and 50 healthy matched women. Biochemical parameters were measured was serum hormones triiodothyronine (T3), tetraiodothyronine (T4) and serum thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH).
Result: - Serum T3, T4 and TSH level were statistically significant in infertile women. Serum thyroid stimulating hormone level was found at higher side in infertile women.
Conclusion: - This study concludes that, high occurrence of hypothyroidism was found in infertile women and it shows a positive correlation with menstrual disorder.
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