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February 9, 2016

Misstated Terminology

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Copyright 2016 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.

JAMA. 2016;315(6):614. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.0020

In the Review entitled “Management of Graves Disease: A Review” published in the December 15, 2015, issue of JAMA,1 one of the complications associated with surgery for hyperthyroidism caused by Graves disease was misstated. A sentence in the section Surgery for Hyperthyroidism Caused by Graves Disease should read, “Complications of surgery include transient and permanent hypoparathyroidism….” This article was corrected online.

Burch  HB, Cooper  DS.  Management of Graves disease: a review. JAMA. 2015;314(23):2544-2554.
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