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Table 1 Clinical information of adult hypothyroidism associated with multiple ovarian cysts

From: Ignored adult primary hypothyroidism presenting chiefly with persistent ovarian cysts: a need for increased awareness

Author Yamashita Y Taher BM Bassam T Kubota K This case
Report year 2001 2004 2006 2008 2011
Age 19 22 19 21 23
Chief presentation Irregular cycle
Weight gain
Acute abdomen Abdomen pain Abdomen pain Acute abdomen
Persistent cysts
Hb 106 - - 87 87 (110-150)
TSH 132.75 (0.48-4.82) >100 (0.47-5.01) 4191 (0.47-5.01) 1840.6 (0.5-5.5) >100 (0.34-5.6)
FT3 3.08 (6.01-8.47) - - - 2.00 (3.85-6.01)
FT4 3.86 (14.16-24.45) <5 (9.1-23.8) Undetectable 0 (10.42-27.41) 2.06 (7.46-21.11)
FSH 3.8 9.8 14 9.7 19.84
TPO-Ab 2.0 (0-0.3) - - 100 108.7 (0-5.16)
TG-Ab - - - 102400 83.7 (0-4.11)
LH 1.6 12.6 1.1 <0.5 0.26
E2 1206 105.9 127.5 601 132
PRL 61.5 (0-26.3) 71.3 38.1 (3.8-23.2) - 36.4
T 0.46 (0.35-2.08) - - - 0 (0.35-2.43)
TG - - - - 4.40 (0.37-1.84)
TC 4.1 - - 8.82 (3.31-5.66) 6.49 (3.10-5.69)
GPT 19 - - 215 (6-27) 23 (5-45)
GST 14 - - 175 (13-33) 39 (5-35)
CK 60 - - 811 (45-163) 1148 (39-275)
LDH 340 - - 405 (119-229) 413 (60-213)
CA125 - 93 (<35) -- 73 (1-35) 29 (<35)
Morphology of ovary Multiple follicles
R 9 cm
Multiloculated cysts
R 6 cm
L 5 cm
Multiple cysts
R 4.5 cm
L 5 cm
Multiple cysts
R 10 cm
L 4 cm
Multicystic
R 6 cm
  1. Hb: hemoglobin (g/l); TSH: thyroid stimulating hormone (mU/l); FT3: free triiodothyronine (pmol/l); FT4: free tetraiodothyronine (pmol/l); TPO-Ab: antithyroid peroxidase antibody (IU/ml); TG-Ab: antithyroglobulin (IU/ml); FSH: follicle-stimulating hormone (IU/l); LH: luteinizing hormone (IU/l); E2: estradiol (pmol/l); PRL: prolactin (ng/ml); T: testosterone (nmol/l); TG: total triglyceride (mmol/l); TC: total cholesterol (mmol/l); GPT: glutamate pyruvate transaminase (IU/l); GST: glutamic-oxaloacetic transaminase (IU/l); CK: creatine kinase (IU/l); LDH: lactate dehydrogenase(IU/l); CA-125: cancer antigen 125(IU/l); R: right ovary; L: left ovary. Data in parentheses are within the normal range.