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Tertiary hypothyroidism

Tertiary hypothyroidism: Introduction

Tertiary hypothyroidism: Tertiary hypothyroidism results from a malfunction of the hypothalamus, the part of the brain that controls the endocrine system. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Tertiary hypothyroidism is available below.

Symptoms of Tertiary hypothyroidism

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
  • more treatments...»

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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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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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More information about Tertiary hypothyroidism

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

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