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Amiodarone Induced Thyroiditis – Hyperthyroidism (Thyrotoxicosis)

by Carlo Raj, MD
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    The lecture Amiodarone Induced Thyroiditis – Hyperthyroidism (Thyrotoxicosis) by Carlo Raj, MD is from the course Thyroid Gland Disorders.


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    1. It is structurally similar to thyroid hormone and contains iodine
    2. Binds TBG, increasing free thyroid hormone in serum
    3. Up regulates TSH receptors
    4. Structurally similar to TRH, stimulates release of TSH
    5. Rapidly converts T4 to T3
    1. Riedel's thyroiditis
    2. Amiodarone induced thyroiditis
    3. Subacute thyroiditis
    4. Acute infectious thyroiditis
    5. Silent thyroiditis
    1. Fibrosis and eosinophilia
    2. Diffuse enlargement of anterior neck
    3. Older patients
    4. Cystic nodules filled with excessive colloid
    5. Hemorrhage into cysts

    Author of lecture Amiodarone Induced Thyroiditis – Hyperthyroidism (Thyrotoxicosis)

     Carlo Raj, MD

    Carlo Raj, MD


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