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Abnormal Thyroid Function

  • Fredric E. WondisfordEmail author
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Abstract

Understand the vocabulary used to describe thyroid functional diseases; review the signs, symptoms, and causes of hypothyroidism; review the signs, symptoms, and causes of thyrotoxicosis; and present the euthyroid sick syndrome.

Keywords

Thyroid disease Hypothyroidism Hyperthyroidism Thyrotoxicosis Euthyroid sick syndrome Goiter Graves’ disease 

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© Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2020

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of MedicineRobert Wood Johnson Medical SchoolNew BrunswickUSA

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