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12 Possible Causes for Abnormal Thyroid Scan, Thick Coarse Hair

  • Hypothyroidism

    Thyroid ultrasonography is only indicated if there is a concern regarding structural thyroid abnormalities.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] and dry hair; coarse, dry, scaly and thick skin; carotenemia, particularly notable on the palms and soles (caused by deposition of carotene in the lipid-rich epidermal layers[merckmanuals.com] Thin, sparse on extremities Coarse and sparse Hair loss Sometimes Common Nails Thin, brittle Normal to thick Peri-orbital Tissue Sunken Puffy Skin Thin Normal Skin tone Dry[drlam.com]

  • T3 Thyrotoxicosis

    abnormality (e.g., autonomous function on a thyroid scan), and (5) an elevated free T3 level by tracer equilibrium dialysis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] and hair.[encyclopedia.com] Images of Hypothyroidism Figure 1 Above: Radioactive iodine scan of a patient with toxic multinodular goiter.[emedicinehealth.com]

  • Congenital Non-Goitrous Hypothyroidism Type 4

    Thyroid ultrasonography is only indicated if there is a concern regarding structural thyroid abnormalities.[racgp.org.au] […] and dry hair; coarse, dry, scaly and thick skin; carotenemia, particularly notable on the palms and soles (caused by deposition of carotene in the lipid-rich epidermal layers[merckmanuals.com] […] speech 91 Eyelid edema 90 Cold sensation 89 Decreased sweating 89 Cold skin 83 Thick tongue 82 Facial edema 79 Coarse hair 76 Skin pallor 67 Forgetfulness 66 Constipation[aafp.org]

  • Congenital Hypothyroidism

    Approach to a newborn with positive screening test for Congenital Hypothyroidism Positive screening test on filter paper sample Serum T4/Free T4, TSH Abnormal Thyroid scan[slideshare.net] coarse hair that goes low on the forehead A large fontanel (soft spot) A herniated (protruding) bellybutton Little to no growth, failure to thrive Illustration by Emily Roberts[thyroid.about.com] Often a technetium (Tc-99m pertechnetate) thyroid scan is performed to detect a structurally abnormal gland.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Transient Neonatal Hypothyroidism

    Those with an abnormal thyroid ultrasound result underwent a technetium scan.[pediatrics.aappublications.org] coarse hair that goes low on the forehead A large fontanel (soft spot) A herniated (protruding) bellybutton Little to no growth, failure to thrive Illustration by Emily Roberts[verywell.com] Often a technetium (Tc-99m pertechnetate) thyroid scan is performed to detect a structurally abnormal gland.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Thyroid Gland Disorder

    thyroid gland that shows any physical abnormalities.[msdmanuals.com] The hair becomes sparse, coarse, and dry. The skin becomes coarse, dry, scaly, and thick.[merckmanuals.com] If a thyroid nodule or other abnormality is detected, your doctor may recommend a biopsy done with a small needle [fine needle aspiration (FNA)].[uofmhealth.org]

  • Thyroid Dysfunction

    […] uptake ) of the thyroid gland.[en.wikipedia.org] The lips are often thick and tinged purple. Hair is coarse and brittle.[alzheimer-europe.org] Most commonly, the hair loss is diffuse (all over without bald patches), and the texture of hair may change, becoming either coarse and thick, or thin and fine.[verywell.com]

  • Endemic Cretinism

    Imaging studies Technetium (Tc-99 pertechnetate) thyroid scan: This is ordered by the doctor to examine if there is the presence of structural abnormalities of the thyroid[howshealth.com] Affected children have a large head, short limbs, puffy eyes, coarse hair, a round abdomen, a thick and protruding tongue with drooling, excessively dry skin, lack of coordination[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Congenital Non-Goitrous Hypothyroidism Type 6

    On the fifth day of life, a thyroid scan (with Tc99m free pertechnetate) showed no abnormality, dyshormogenesis of thyroid was suggested to be a cause of congenital goitrous[e-kjp.org] coarse hair that goes low on the forehead A large fontanel (soft spot) A herniated (protruding) bellybutton Little to no growth, failure to thrive Illustration by Emily Roberts[verywell.com] Often a technetium (Tc-99m pertechnetate) thyroid scan is performed to detect a structurally abnormal gland.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Autosomal Dominant Mental Retardation Type 5

    Echocardiography showed no cardiac abnormality. Thyroid profile showed T3 0.50 pg/mL, T4 0.15 ng/dL, TSH 100 mIU/ L. Thyroid scan was normal.[indianpediatrics.net] MRD15 patients manifest developmental delay, hypotonia, absent or hypoplastic fifth finger- or toenails, coarse facies, sparse scalp hair, thick eyebrows, long eyelashes,[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] , long eyelashes, coarse facies with wide mouth, thick lips, and abnormal ears.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

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