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Hair Research pp 355-357 | Cite as

Alopecia in Hypothyroidism

  • R. Saito
  • S. Nishiyama

Abstract

Hypothyroidism is a clinical disease entity resulting from failure of the thyroid gland to maintain a daily output of thyroid hormone consistent with health. The most clearly definable function of the thyroid hormone is the establishment of a fundamental rate of energy turnover for a variety of tissues.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Saito
    • 1
  • S. Nishiyama
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of DermatologyKitasato University School of MedicineKanagawaJapan

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