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Bowel Habit in Thyrotoxicosis and Hypothyroidism

Br Med J 1971; 1 doi: (Published 06 February 1971) Cite this as: Br Med J 1971;1:322
  1. J. T. Baker,
  2. R. F. Harvey


    A prospective study of bowel frequency in patients with thyroid disease showed increased frequency of bowel action in thyrotoxicosis and decreased frequency in myxoedema. The contrary findings of previous studies may be due to the use of inexact criteria in interrogation of the patients.