Thyroid (Main)

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Background

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  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

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  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Subclinical hyperthyroidism
  • T3 toxicosis
  • Thyroiditis, T4 ingestion, hyperthyroidism of elderly or cormorbid illness
  • Euthyroid sick syndrome, central hypothyroidism
  • Subclinical hypothyroidism, recovery from euthyroid sick syndrome
  • Primary hypothyroidism
  • TSH producing pituitary adenoma

See Also