Transient hyperthyroidism in patients with hyperemesis gravidarum

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Basharat Ahmad
Ghazala Shams
Madiha Iqbal
Saima Ayub
Neelum Zahir
Sanodia Afridi

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: To determine the frequency of transient hyperthyroidism in patients with hyperemesis
gravidarum admitted in the obstetrics and gynaecology ward in Ayub Teaching Hospital Abbottabad.
MATERIALS AND METHODS: This study has been conducted in Department of obstetrics and
Gynecology, Ayub Teaching Hospital Abbottabad for a period of 6 months. It was a prospective
observational study conducted over a period of 6 months f from15th Dec 2015 to 15th of June 2016.
RESULTS: Our study shows that mean age was 29 years with SD ± 8.27. 68 % of patients were primi
para while 32% patients were multi para. Mean gestational age was 12 weeks with SD ± 3.71. Mean
duration of condition was 6 weeks with SD ± 2.57. The frequency of ttransient hyperthyroidism was 6%
CONCLUSION: Our study concludes that the frequency of transient hyperthyroidism was 6% in
patients of hyperemesis gravidarum admitted in the obstetrics wards in Ayub teaching hospital.

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Author Biographies

Ghazala Shams

Associate Professor gynae B HMC

Madiha Iqbal

Assistant professor gynae B HMC