• TPOAb
  • The TSH, T3, T4, TSI and TPOab tests are used to assess thyroid function, according to the National Endocrine and Metabolic Diseases Information Service. (reference.com)
  • thyroiditis
  • Hashimoto's encephalopathy, also known as steroid responsive encephalopathy associated with autoimmune thyroiditis (SREAT), is a neurological condition characterized by encephalopathy, thyroid autoimmunity, and good clinical response to steroids. (wikipedia.org)
  • abnormalities
  • From the second trimester, the continued transfer of T4 from mother to fetus remains important for those babies with primary thyroid abnormalities, as despite cord blood levels only reaching about 40% of normal in those with a total inability to synthesise T4, 3 neurological development is near normal if replacement is started promptly. (bmj.com)
  • In patients suspected of thyroid hormone binding protein abnormalities, the T3 resin uptake can be obtained to calculate the free T4 index. (oncologynurseadvisor.com)
  • Diagnosis
  • 1. HypertHyroidism Update on the Diagnosis and Treatment of Hyperthyroidism Case Study and Commentary, Elias S. Siraj, MD CAse stUdy initial presentation Cme jointly sponsored by Wayne state University school of medicine A 25-year-old woman presents to her physician and JCom with symptoms of fatigue, headaches, and fluctuat- ing weight. (slideshare.net)
  • Signs and symptoms of hyperthyroidism are wide- ranging and the frequency and severity of symp- toms can vary, which makes diagnosis a chal- A patient with low TSH and normal T4 and T3 is consid- lenge. (slideshare.net)
  • serum
  • This variability is partly due to physical examination (including thyroid examina- differences among studies in the definition of a low serum tion), and appropriate laboratory tests can help TSH value [1- (slideshare.net)
  • symptoms
  • Describe signs and symptoms of thyroid storm From the Department of Medicine, Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA. (slideshare.net)
  • endocrine
  • The results of a thyroid function test help medical professionals assess thyroid function or determine the underlying cause of a thyroid disorder, states the National Endocrine and Metabolic Diseases Information Service. (reference.com)
  • Iodine
  • Radioiodine therapy involves taking iodine-131 by mouth, which is then concentrated in the thyroid and destroys it over weeks to months. (wikipedia.org)
  • fetus
  • 6 Sulphated iodothyronines are major thyroid hormone metabolites in the fetus, 7, 8 and sulphate conjugation of the iodothyronines accelerates deiodination. (bmj.com)