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Int J Thyroidol. 2015 Nov;8(2):204-210. English. Case Report. https://doi.org/10.11106/ijt.2015.8.2.204
Kim KH , Song SK , Kim JH .
Department of Internal Medicine, Presbyterian Medical Center, Jeonju, Korea. wisdom0165@gmail.com
Abstract

Postpartum thyroid dysfunction occurs in 5-10% of women within one year after delivery. Women with hypothyroidism antedating pregnancy are at high risk for postpartum thyroiditis and should be closely monitored during the first year post-partum. Here, we report a case of recurrent hyperthyroidism between two episodes of postpartum thyroiditis in a woman diagnosed with subclinical hypothyroidism prior to pregnancy. It is of particular interest that spontaneously remitting hyperthyroidism as a sequela of postpartum thyroiditis can occur.

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