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Seromucoid, ground substance, and hypothyroidism
  1. Allan Campbell,
  2. Ewan Cameron,
  3. Arthur Mollison
  1. Coathill Hospital, Coatbridge, Lanarkshire
  2. Vale of Leven Hospital, Alexandria, Dunbartonshire
  3. Royal Alexandra Infirmary, Paisley, Renfrewshire


    Seromucoid levels were investigated in four patients with primary hypothyroidism. The administration of L-thyroxine produced a significant and sustained rise in seromucoid concentration above normal. Possible reasons for this response are discussed.

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