Kenneth Burman

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Subclinical hyperthyroidism

Are you sure the patient has subclinical hyperthyroidism? Subclinical hyperthyroidism (SH) is defined biochemically by a low (or undetectable) thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) level with a normal serum free T4 and normal serum total T3 levels due to thyroid disease or exogenous excess thyroid hormone administration. The prevalence of SH is approximately 1%, although it…

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