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What is Tertiary hypothyroidism?

What is Tertiary hypothyroidism?

  • Tertiary hypothyroidism: Tertiary hypothyroidism results from a malfunction of the hypothalamus, the part of the brain that controls the endocrine system.

Tertiary hypothyroidism: Introduction

Types of Tertiary hypothyroidism:

Broader types of Tertiary hypothyroidism:

How serious is Tertiary hypothyroidism?

Prognosis of Tertiary hypothyroidism: 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
Complications of Tertiary hypothyroidism: see complications of Tertiary hypothyroidism

What causes Tertiary hypothyroidism?

Causes of Tertiary hypothyroidism: see causes of Tertiary hypothyroidism

What are the symptoms of Tertiary hypothyroidism?

Symptoms of Tertiary hypothyroidism: see symptoms of Tertiary hypothyroidism

Complications of Tertiary hypothyroidism: see complications of Tertiary hypothyroidism

Onset of Tertiary hypothyroidism: The frequency of hypothyroidism, goiters, and thyroid nodules increases with age. Hypothyroidism is most prevalent in elderly populations, with 2% to as much as 20% of older age groups having some form of hypothyroidism.

Tertiary hypothyroidism: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Tertiary hypothyroidism.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Tertiary hypothyroidism.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Tertiary hypothyroidism: Endocrinologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Tertiary hypothyroidism.
Treatments for Tertiary hypothyroidism: see treatments for Tertiary hypothyroidism
Research for Tertiary hypothyroidism: see research for Tertiary hypothyroidism

Name of Tertiary hypothyroidism

Main name of condition: Tertiary hypothyroidism

 

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