Effect of levothyroxine treatment on clinical symptoms and serum cytokine levels in euthyroid patients with chronic idiopathic urticaria and thyroid autoimmunity


Kiyici S., Gul O. O. , Baskan E. B. , Hacioglu S., BUDAK F. , Erturk E., ...More

CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL DERMATOLOGY, vol.35, no.6, pp.603-607, 2010 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 35 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1365-2230.2009.03642.x
  • Title of Journal : CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL DERMATOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.603-607

Abstract

Background. Screening for thyroid autoimmunity in patients with chronic idiopathic urticaria (CIU) is generally recommended. However, there are not yet sufficient data as to whether levothyroxine treatment is beneficial for the clinical symptoms of CIU in patients with thyroid autoimmunity.