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Effect of hyperthyroidism on bronchial reactivity in non-asthmatic patients.
  1. J A Roberts,
  2. A R McLellan,
  3. W D Alexander,
  4. N C Thomson
  1. Department of Respiratory Medicine, Western Infirmary, Glasgow.


    Thyrotoxicosis may be associated with deterioration in asthma. To determine whether bronchial reactivity to histamine is increased in hyperthyroidism 10 thyrotoxic non-asthmatic patients were assessed before and after treatment of their thyrotoxicosis. No significant change in bronchial reactivity was found after treatment.

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