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2011-06-13 14:24:20

Disease presented in Thyroid journal New clinical guidelines developed by an expert panel that include 100 evidence-based recommendations for optimal care of patients with hyperthyroidism and other causes of thyrotoxicosis are presented in the current issue of Thyroid, a peer-reviewed journal published by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. (www.liebertpub.com). The guidelines, developed jointly by the American Thyroid Association (ATA) and American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE), are...

2008-06-27 06:01:37

By Kohler, Sibylle Wass, John A H CLINICAL REVIEW Section 1 Epidemiology and aetiology CAUSES OF THYROTOXICOSIS * Graves' disease. * Multinodular goitre. * Toxic solitary nodule. * Postpartum thyroiditis. * Drug-induced thyroiditis (for example, amiodarone). * Overtreatment with thyroid hormone. * Thyrotoxicosis factitia (surreptitious ingestion of thyroid hormone in supraphysiological doses). * Struma ovarii (teratoma containing functional thyroid tissue). * Pituitary...

2008-02-17 03:00:11

By Mittra, Erik S Niederkohr, Ryan D; Rodriguez, Cesar; El-Maghraby, Tarek; McDougall, I Ross Apart from the common causes of thyrotoxicosis, such as Graves' disease and functioning nodular goiters, there are more than 20 less common causes of elevated free thyroid hormones that produce the symptoms and signs of thyrotoxicosis. This review describes these rarer conditions and includes 14 illustrative patients. Thyrotropin and free thyroxine should be measured and, when the latter is normal,...


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