DETERMINE THE FREQUENCY OF DYSLIPIDEMIA IN PATIENTS WITH THYROID DYSFUNCTION

  • Syed Murtaza Ali Rizvi Combined Military Hospital Kharian/National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS) Pakistan
  • Raja Jibran Combined Military Hospital Quetta/ National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS) Pakistan
  • Sajid Ali Shah Combined Military Hospital Quetta/ National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS) Pakistan
  • Adnan Qadir Combined Military Hospital Kharian/National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS) Pakistan
  • Hammad Javed Combined Military Hospital Kohat Pakistan
  • Sidrah Raza Combined Military Hospital Kharian/National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS) Pakistan
Keywords: Cholesterol, Dyslipidemia, Thyroid dysfunction, Lipid profile

Abstract

Objective: To determine the frequency of dyslipidemia in patients with thyroid dysfunction.

Study Design: Cross-sectional analytical study.

Place and Duration of Study: Department of Medicine, Combined Military Hospital, Kharian. Study duration extended, from Jan 2015 to Jan 2016.

Methodology: All patients of either gender having age 20-70 years presenting with thyroid dysfunction of more than one year were enrolled in the study. The blood sample was collected in a sterile manner after an overnight fasting of 12 hours for serum cholesterol, triglycerides, low density lipoprotein, very low density lipoprotein and high density lipoprotein levels. All samples were sent to hospital laboratory and verified by pathologist.

Results: Mean age of the patients was 51.8 ± 16.51 years. There were 54 (57.4%) Males and 40 (42.6%) females (1.35:1). Mean duration of disease was 2.06 ± 0.33 years. Dyslipidemia was observed in 39 (41.5%) patients.

Conclusion: Significant number of patients with thyroid disorder have dyslipidemia. With increasing duration of disease the frequency of dyslipidemia increases.

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Published
2020-01-27
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Ali Rizvi, S., Jibran, R., Shah, S., Qadir, A., Javed, H., & Raza, S. (2020). DETERMINE THE FREQUENCY OF DYSLIPIDEMIA IN PATIENTS WITH THYROID DYSFUNCTION. Pakistan Armed Forces Medical Journal, 70(Suppl-1), S118-21. Retrieved from https://pafmj.org/index.php/PAFMJ/article/view/3806
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