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Pathogenesis of Marked Pituitary Enlargement and Increased Serum Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone in Primary Hypothyroidism

Publication: Thyroid
Volume 22, Issue Number 1

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cover image Thyroid®
Thyroid
Volume 22Issue Number 1January 2012
Pages: 101 - 102
PubMed: 22150559

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Published online: 4 January 2012
Published in print: January 2012
Published ahead of print: 7 December 2011

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Leslie Eiland
Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia.
Nelson M. Oyesiku
Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia.
Department of Neurosurgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia.
James C. Ritchie
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia.
Scott Isaacs
Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia.
Adriana G. Ioachimescu
Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia.
Department of Neurosurgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia.

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Address correspondence to:Adriana G. Ioachimescu, M.D., Ph.D.Department of Medicine and NeurosurgeryEmory University1365 B Clifton Road NE, B6209Atlanta, GA 30322E-mail: [email protected]

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