Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease in Primary Hypothyroidism

Authors

  • Nasir Uddin Ahmed Classified Specialist in Medicine, CMH, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Md Anwarul Kabir Adviser Specialist in CMH, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Farzana Kalam Classified Specialist in Anaesthesiology, CMH, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Shaheda Akter Graded Specialist in Radiology and Imaging, CMH, Dhaka, Bangladesh

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/jafmc.v15i2.50838

Keywords:

Primary Hypothyroidism, Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, Cholesterol, Triglycerides, high density lipoprotein, low density lipoprotein

Abstract

Introduction: Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is the most common chronic liver condition world-wide. Hypothyroidism is also a common disorder affecting general population especially in women.

Objectives: To determine the association between primary hypothyroidism and NAFLD.

Materials and Method: This is a cross-sectional descriptive type of observational study where 100 cases of primary hypothyroidism in age group 15-75 years of both sexes were selected from February 2018 to January 2019 in CMH Momenshahi having higher level of Thyroid stimulating hormone(TSH). In all cases ultra-sonogram of hepatobiliary system was done by efficient sonologist who was blind about clinical scenario of the patients.

Results: Mean age of patients 29±SD7.57.Among 100 cases 56(56%) having NAFLD among them 95% were female and 5% were male.

Conclusion: NAFLD was significantly correlated with primary hypothyroidism.

JAFMC Bangladesh. Vol 15, No 2 (December) 2019: 206-208

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Published

2020-12-20

How to Cite

Ahmed, N. U., Kabir, M. A., Kalam, F., & Akter, S. (2020). Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease in Primary Hypothyroidism. Journal of Armed Forces Medical College, Bangladesh, 15(2), 206–208. https://doi.org/10.3329/jafmc.v15i2.50838

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