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Basal Metabolic Temperature vs. Laboratory Assessment in "Posttraumatic Hypothyroidism"

Measurement of BMT seems to be a sensitive screening test, in combination with laboratory analysis, for the hypothyroidism seen after whiplash trauma. Whiplash seems to result in a form of hypothyroidism suggesting direct injury to central tissues.

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