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Sub clinical hypothyroidism

Sub clinical hypothyroidism: Introduction

Sub clinical hypothyroidism: Sub clinical hypothyroidism, also referred to as mild hypothyroidism, is defined as normal serum free T4 levels with slightly high serum TSH concentration. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Sub clinical hypothyroidism is available below.

Symptoms of Sub clinical hypothyroidism

Treatments for Sub clinical hypothyroidism

  • Treatment is indicated in patients with TSH levels more than 10 mIU/mL or in patients with TSH levels between 5 and 10 mIU/mL in conjunction with goiter or positive antithyroid peroxidase antibodies or both, as these patients have the highest rates of progression to overt hypothyroidism. An initial dose of LT4 25-50 mcg/d can be used and titrated every 6-8 weeks to achieve a target TSH between 0.3 and 3 mIU/mL.9
  • Observation with monitoring of thyroid function
  • Decision to commence thyroid hormone replacement individualised, but generally accepted that treatment should begin when TSH is >10mlU/L
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Sub clinical hypothyroidism: Complications

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Causes of Sub clinical hypothyroidism

  • Iodine deficiency remains the foremost cause of subclinical hypothyroidism
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Sub clinical hypothyroidism: Rare Types

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Prognosis for Sub clinical hypothyroidism

Prognosis for Sub clinical hypothyroidism: The signs and symptoms of hypothyroidism are reversed with thyroid hormone treatment. With treatment, circulating lipid levels should improve to a mild degree. This may result in a decrease of coronary artery disease (CAD).

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More information about Sub clinical hypothyroidism

  1. Sub clinical hypothyroidism: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications
  9. Prognosis
 

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