Hypothyroidism.....approach to a patient nd inv??
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Hypothyroidism.....approach to a patient nd inv??
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Dr. S●●●●y M●●●●●●●●i Internal Medicine
Dear Dr. The initial screening for suspected hypothyroidism is TSH level. If this is elevated, the TSH should be repeated within 2–8 weeks with a free T4 level to confirm the diagnosis. A free T4 level should be ordered if there is a convincing clinical picture for hypothyroidism, despite the absence of TSH elevation, to exclude the possibility of central hypothyroidism due to pituitary or hypothalamic pathology.  For details on investigations and management, pl refer https://www.racgp.org.au/download/documents/AFP/2012/August/201208so.pdf... Read more
Jul 9, 2020Like