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==Background==
 
==Background==
 
*Spectrum of Disease
 
*Spectrum of Disease
**Myxedema coma << hypothyroid < euthyroid > hyperthyroid >> thyroid storm
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**[[Myxedema coma]] << [[hypothyroid]] < euthyroid > [[hyperthyroid]] >> [[thyroid storm]]
  
 
==Other==
 
==Other==

Revision as of 21:53, 20 January 2015

Background

Other

  1. Cretinism - no congenital t3/t4
  2. Parafollicular C cells make calcitonin to keep the bone in
  3. Endemic goiter- if pt from area c low iodine I intake
  4. Free t3 & t4 determines thyroid state - not total plasma conc
  5. T4-> T3 active & rt3 inactive
  6. TRH -> TSH -> T4 -> T3


See Also