Flashcards in Thyroid gland clinical Deck (4)
What is the cause of hypothyroidism?
-Hashimoto thyroiditis(englarged thyroid)
-Thyroid peroxidase antibodies present (TPO Abs
How is hypothyroidism treated?
What are some of the causes of thyrotoxicosis?
-Toxic thyroid nodule
-Unregulated TSH excess(pituitary tumor)
-HCG mediated hyperthyroidism
-Excess thyroid hormone medication