ea0037ep1028 | Thyroid (non-cancer) | ECE2015
Kucukler Ferit Kerim
, Simsek Yasin
, Guler Serdar
Introduction: The prevalence of thyroid diseases increase with age. Mostly, they are undiagnosed. The lack of overt clinical appearance of hypo-hyperthyroidism in elder people increases the need for an attentive clinician to suspect and investigate for their presence. Thyroid dysfunctions, especially subclinics, are more frequently seen in older populations, have been linked to increased morbidity and mortality. Therefore, elderly people should evaluate in terms of thyroid fun...