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ea0065p399 | Thyroid | SFEBES2019

Factors involved in the relapse of autoimmune thyrotoxicosis following first line treatment with anti-thyroid medication

Anandappa Samantha , Venkatesh Samyukta , McGowan Barbara , Carroll Paul , Velusamy Anand

Aim: Anti-thyroid treatment with carbimazole or propylthiouracil is the first-line treatment for autoimmune thyrotoxicosis in the UK. Following 12–18 months treatment there is a significant relapse rate (at least 50%). This study analysed the demographics and clinical features of 100 patients with relapsed thyrotoxicosis to examine which variables are predictive of relapse.Methods: This retrospective study included adult patients identified using ou...