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31 December 2021: Clinical Research

A Prospective Observational Study of 42 Patients with COVID-19 infection and a History of Hepatitis C Virus Infection and Thyroid Disease with Follow-Up Thyroid Function and Autoantibody Testing

Dumitru Cristinel Badiu 1B , Gabriel Cristian Popescu 1F , Anca Zgura 2A* , Adriana Mercan Stanciu 3F , Mihai Daniel Dodot 3F , Claudia Mehedintu 4C , Letitia Toma 3E , Simu Razvan 3B , Xenia Bacinschi 2D , Bogdan Haineala 5A

DOI: 10.12659/MSM.935075

Med Sci Monit 2021; 27:e935075

Table 1 Baseline characteristics of the study group.

Baseline characteristics
Mean age52.67±21.08 years
Gender distributionFemale: 27 patients
Male: 15 patients
Mean time-lapse after SVR14.6±7.2 months
Degree of liver fibrosisF0–F2: 11 patients
F3: 19 patients
F4: 12 patients
Type of thyroid diseaseAutoimmune thyroiditis: 37 patients
Hyperthyroidism: 2 patients
Hypothyroidism: 5 patients
ATPO (NWith autoimmune thyroiditis (37 patients): 982.1±426.6
Without autoimmune thyroiditis (7 patients): 18.4±7.2
antiTG (NWith autoimmune thyroiditis (37 patients): 324.2±132.21
Without autoimmune thyroiditis (7 patients): 65.9±21.7
TSH (N: 0.27–4.2μUI/mL)Euthyroidism: 3.87±1.16
Hypothyroidism (under levothyroxine): 2.14±0.81
Hyperthyroidism (under methimazole): 3.27±1.03
fT3 (N: 2.2–4.4 pg/ml)Euthyroidism: 2.11±1.62
Hypothyroidism (under levothyroxine): 3.91±0.62
Hyperthyroidism (under methimazole): 2.57±1.31
fT4 (N: 12–22 pmol/l)Euthyroidism: 15.92±3.53
Hypothyroidism (under levothyroxine): 18.13±6.22
Hyperthyroidism (under methimazole): 16.46±3.13
SVR – sustained virologic response after HCV infection.

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