Anne Cappola

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Subclinical hypothyroidism

Are you sure the patient has subclinical hypothyroidism? Subclinical hypothyroidism is usually detected in patients who have had thyroid function testing performed due to symptoms of hypothyroidism. Despite a name that suggests a requirement for an absence of symptoms, subclinical hypothyroidism is purely a biochemical diagnosis. It is defined by finding an elevated thyroid stimulating…

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