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==Thyroid Studies and Etiologies==
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==See Also==
 
==See Also==

Revision as of 17:07, 11 January 2016

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

Thyroid Studies and Etiologies

Thyroid studies.JPG

See Also