Türkiye Klinikleri Journal of Medical Research, cilt.18, ss.73-78, 2000 (Diğer Kurumların Hakemli Dergileri)
In this study, thyroid glands of female mice which were
administered a combined oral contraceptive (COC) containing
ethinyl estradiol+ethynadiol diacetate for one year were examined
with a light microscope. The diameters of follicles were evaluated in the thyroid glands according to morphometric data in the treatment and the control groups. It was shown that the diameters of follicles were increased in the treatment group and it was correlated with histopathological findings and staining of colloid with H+E.
In conclusion, we observed some histopathological changes in thyroid glands of female mice which were administered COC for one yearKey Words: Ethinyl estradiol, Ethynadiol diacetate,
Thyroid glands, Oral contraceptives compared to the control group.
T Klin J Med Res 2000, 18:73-78