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Diagnostic Tests – Hypothyroidism

by Carlo Raj, MD
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    The lecture Diagnostic Tests – Hypothyroidism by Carlo Raj, MD is from the course Thyroid Gland Disorders.


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    1. Tertiary hypothyroidism
    2. Hashimoto's thyroiditis
    3. Silent thyroiditis
    4. Cretinism
    5. Grave's disease
    1. Low TSH
    2. Low free T4
    3. Increased TSH
    4. Anti-TPO antibodies
    5. Anti-thyroglobulin antibodies
    1. Increased estrogen increases TBG, which lowers free T4
    2. Higher levels of T4 are required to cross the placenta
    3. Increased estrogen increases TBG, which increases free T4
    4. Systemic stress of pregnancy exacerbates hypothyroidism
    5. Pregnancy increases likelihood of sensitization to synthetic thyroxin
    1. Secondary hypothyroidism
    2. Hashimoto's thyroiditis
    3. Secondary hyperthyroidism
    4. Myxedema coma
    5. Grave's disease

    Author of lecture Diagnostic Tests – Hypothyroidism

     Carlo Raj, MD

    Carlo Raj, MD


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