Tertiary hypothyroidism: Introduction
Tertiary hypothyroidism: Tertiary hypothyroidism results from a malfunction of the hypothalamus, the part of the brain that controls the endocrine system.
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causes, and treatments of Tertiary hypothyroidism is available below.
Symptoms of Tertiary hypothyroidism
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Treatments for Tertiary hypothyroidism
- Thyroid replacement therapy
- Treatment of tertiary hypothyroidism depends upon the underlying cause of the problem, although in most cases thyroid hormone replacement therapy is used. Treatments include:
- Cessation of drugs that may be causing the problem - eg lithium, dopamine
- Thyroxine replacement therapy
- Surgery - for hypothalamic tumours causing other symptoms, although thyroid hormone replacement therapy is usually still required after surgery
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Tertiary hypothyroidism: Complications
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Causes of Tertiary hypothyroidism
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Tertiary hypothyroidism: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Tertiary hypothyroidism
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medical conditions that are all somewhat difficult to diagnose, and all can present
in a variety of different severities.
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is often over-diagnosed.
Patients tend to assume that any memory loss or forgetulness symptom might be Alzheimer's,
whereas there are many...read more »
Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for
a patient to show mental decline to dementia.
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Rare type of breast cancer without a lump: There is a less common form
of breast cancer called inflammatory breast cancer.
Its symptoms can be an inflammation of the breast tissue, such as with a breast rash
with redness and warmth...read more »
Tremor need not be Parkinson's disease: There is the tendency to believe that
any tremor symptom, or shakiness, means Parkinson's disease.
The...read more »
Rare diseases misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease: A rare genetic
disorder is often misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease for men in their 50's.
The disease Fragile X disorder can show only mild symptoms in the early years,
and...read more »
Thyroid disorders greatly under-diagnosed: One study found that about 10% of people
had undiagnosed thyroid disorders, mostly hyperthyroidism, but also hypothyroidism.
The symptoms of thyroid disorders are often...read more »
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Tertiary hypothyroidism: Rare Types
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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Tertiary hypothyroidism
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Prognosis for Tertiary hypothyroidism
Prognosis for 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
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Types of Tertiary hypothyroidism
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