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Hypothyroid goitre

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. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Hypothyroid goitre is available below.

Symptoms of Hypothyroid goitre

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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Hypothyroid goitre: Rare Types

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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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More information about Hypothyroid goitre

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

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