Subclinical hyperthyroidism: Introduction
Subclinical hyperthyroidism: Subclinical hyperthyroidism is characterized by a low or undetectable concentration of serum thyrotropin (TSH) with free triiodothyronine (FT3) and free thyroxine (FT4) levels within laboratory reference ranges.
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causes, and treatments of Subclinical hyperthyroidism is available below.
Symptoms of Subclinical hyperthyroidism
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Treatments for Subclinical hyperthyroidism
- Antithyroid medication - methimazole
- There are no clear guidelines as to the management of subclinical hyperthyroidism, but the syndrome may be associated with increased risk of AF in older people and an increased risk of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women. Treatment options include:
- Observation with regular monitoring of thyroid function
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Subclinical hyperthyroidism: Complications
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Causes of Subclinical hyperthyroidism
- TSH-suppressive therapy with L-thyroxine (L-T4) for a single thyroid nodule
- Multinodular goiter
- Differentiated thyroid carcinoma
- Autonomously functioning thyroid adenoma
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Subclinical hyperthyroidism: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Subclinical hyperthyroidism
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Subclinical hyperthyroidism: Rare Types
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Prognosis for Subclinical hyperthyroidism
Prognosis for Subclinical hyperthyroidism:
Most patients respond well to treatment and return to euthyroid state.
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