oa South African Medical Journal - A case of chronic thyrotoxic myopathy

Volume 38, Issue 21
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



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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