Hypothyroid goitre: Introduction
Hypothyroid goitre: Goitre is the enlargement of the thyroid gland and hypothyroid state is characterized by increased TSH levels and decreased T3 and T4 levels circulating in the body.
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Symptoms of Hypothyroid goitre
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Treatments for Hypothyroid goitre
- Hypothyroidism is treated with the levorotatory forms of thyroxine (L-T4) and triiodothyronine (L-T3). Both synthetic and animal-derived thyroid tablets are available and can be prescribed for patients in need of additional thyroid hormone. Thyroid hormone is taken daily
- Thyroxine replacement therapy
- Surgery - rarely goitre may accompany hypothyroidism, and it is removed due to symptoms arsing from its size. The patient will still require treatment with thyroxine
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Hypothyroid goitre: Complications
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Causes of Hypothyroid goitre
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Hypothyroid goitre: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Prognosis for Hypothyroid goitre
Prognosis for Hypothyroid goitre:
With early treatment, the condition should return to normal. However, the condition can return if the patient soes not take medication. Myxedema coma can result in death
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