A hidden cause of infertility in hypothyroid patients

Magdy Mohamed Allam, Hanaa Tarek El-Zawawy, Sherine Samir Barakat, Soha Magdy Ahmed, Rasha Noureldin M. Saleh

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Abstract

Methylene tetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR) gene mutations could be the cause of infertility in hypothyroid patients. Hence, it is worthy to screen for MTHFR gene mutations in infertile hypothyroid females and their partners if infertility persists after optimizing thyroid function.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)374-378
Number of pages5
JournalClinical Case Reports
Volume8
Issue number2
Early online date14 Jan 2020
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2020

Keywords

  • 5-methyl tetrahydrofolate
  • DISEASE
  • HOMOCYSTEINE
  • HORMONE
  • Hashimoto's thyroiditis
  • MTHFR C677T
  • MUTATION
  • OUTCOMES
  • POLYMORPHISMS
  • PREGNANCY
  • PREVALENCE
  • WOMEN
  • hypothyroidism
  • infertility
  • methylene tetrahydrofolate reductase
  • miscarriage
  • pregnancy loss

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