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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00287144
Recruitment Status :
(the doctor performing the study suddenly changed work and moved)
The study tries to determine if post partum thyroiditis has marked long term (20 years after partum) risk for developing hypothyroidism.
Condition or disease
This is study where we follow up women who in 1985 were checked for the occurrence of post partum thyroiditis 6 week after labour. The former patients have been invited to participate by answering a questionnaire and by providing results from blood tests.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
Child, Adult, Older Adult
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Long-term follow-up of women who developed post-partum thyroiditis within 6 weeks after birth in 1985
Defined group of women who tested positive for post partum thyroiditis in 1985.
Control group randomly picked from those who tested negative.