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Table 2 Signs and symptoms thyrotoxicosis among hyperthyroid patients attending UoGCSH (N = 211)

From: Normalization of thyroid function tests among thyrotoxicosis patients attending a University Hospital in North-West Ethiopia

Sign/symptoms (N = 211) Number of patients (%)
Palpitation 176 (83.41%)
Heat intolerance 148 (70.14%)
Increased sweating 111 (52.61%)
Tachycardia 84 (39.81%)
Fatigue 80 (37.91%)
Warm moist skin 79 (37.44%)
Weight loss 57 (27.01%)
Increased appetite 31 (14.69%)
Irritability 29 (13.74%)
Dyspnea 22 (10.43%)
Hyperactivity 17 (8.06%)
Tremor 14 (6.64%)
Menstrual irregularities (N = 199-females only) 7 (3.52%)
Exophthalmos 4 (1.90%)
Nervousness 2 (0.95%)
Diarrhea 2 (0.95%)
Polyuria 1 (0.47%)
Staring appearance 1 (0.47%)