G. Wiese Jeffrey

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Hypothyroidism I. Problem/Condition. Hypothyroidism is frequently encountered by the hospitalist, whether as the primary abnormality or one of a patient’s multiple medical problems. Decreased levels of thyroid hormones, either thyroxine (T4) or triiodothyronine (T3), may occur as a result of glandular failure, systemic illnesses, and assorted medications. Symptoms are initially mild, or even absent, and…

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