oa South African Medical Journal - A case of chronic thyrotoxic myopathy
|Article Title||A case of chronic thyrotoxic myopathy|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 *Johannesburg General Hospital **Clinical Laboratories, Johannesburg|
|Publication Date||Jun 1964|
|Pages||437 - 439|
|Keyword(s)||Case report, Chronic thyrotoxic myopathy, Clinical features and Endocrinology|
A young married woman complained of severe weakness affecting the muscles of the back, the shoulder and pelvic girdles. Iodine studies proved that she was thyrotoxic although she showed no clinical signs of hyperthyroidism.
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