Contemporary environmental pollutants and their negative effects on the thyroid gland

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O.I. Voloshyn
I.V. Prysiazhniuk
L.O. Voloshyna
I.V. Pankiv


In the context of the global growth of thyroid di­seases and the need to find the causes of this tendency, the article provides information about the most common chemical environmental pollutants and their negative impact on the function and structure of the thyroid gland, possible mechanisms for such action. Own studies on thyroid lesions in patients with osteoarthritis who have lived or worked in areas of ecological distress were also presented. Attention is drawn to the priority of such studies in the light of trends towards progressive environmental degradation.

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Voloshyn, O., I. Prysiazhniuk, L. Voloshyna, and I. Pankiv. “Contemporary Environmental Pollutants and Their Negative Effects on the Thyroid Gland”. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENDOCRINOLOGY (Ukraine), vol. 15, no. 7, Dec. 2019, pp. 560-6, doi:10.22141/2224-0721.15.7.2019.186060.
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