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Seasonality of thyrotoxicosis.
  1. D I Phillips,
  2. D J Barker,
  3. J A Morris


    Study of a large and representative series of thyrotoxic patients showed a higher frequency of diagnosis in the spring and summer. The median interval between onset and diagnosis was 12 weeks, indicating a peak in onset of the disease from January to June. The seasonality of thyrotoxicosis may be related to seasonal variations in iodine intake.

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