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1,292 Possible Causes for Secondary Hypothyroidism

  • Hemochromatosis

    Who developed these guidelines? The American College of Physicians (ACP) developed these recommendations. Members of ACP are internal medicine doctors (internists), specialists in the care of adults. What is the problem and what is known about it so far? Hereditary hemochromatosis is a disease in which an abnormal[…][]

  • Sarcoidosis

    Complete loss of the counter-regulatory response to glucose has been described in hypothalamic sarcoidosis. 40 Given that hypothalamic sarcoidosis can lead to secondary hypothyroidism[]

  • Anterior Pituitary Hypofunction

    Secondary hypothyroidism Decreased serum T4 and TSH Secondary adrenal insufficiency Hypoglycemia (cortisol is gluconeogenic) Failure of lactation in post-partum patients what[] hypothyroidism: decreased serum T4 and TSH - cold intolerance, constipation, weakness - NO increase in TSH after TRF stimulation 4) ADRENOCORTICOTROPIC H'MONE (ACTH): ***[] Thyrotrophin-releasing hormone (TRH) stimulation test: A TRH test may be indicated if secondary hypothyroidism is suspected.[]

  • Panhypopituitarism

    Biochemically he had hypovolemic hyponatremia, secondary hypothyroidism and adrenal insufficiency.[] Clinical findings Galactorrhoea, amenorrhoea or oligomenorrhoea, secondary hypothyroidism, cold intolerance, hypotension, bradycardia, weight gain, hair loss, adrenal insufficiency[] Low-normal TSH with low free T3 and T4 was consistent with secondary hypothyroidism. Serum IGF-1 was also low.[]

  • Pseudohypoparathyroidism

    The usual neonatal presentation is mild primary hypothyroidism secondary to resistance to thyroid-stimulating hormone; hypocalcemia usually develops after age 3-5 years.[]

  • Hypothyroidism

    Includes information about secondary hypothyroidism which is related to an abnormality in the pituitary gland.[] Serum cholesterol is usually high in primary hypothyroidism but less so in secondary hypothyroidism.[] Hypothyroidism can be either primary or secondary.[]

  • Pulmonary Tuberculosis

    Mycobacterium tuberculosis is the causative agent of pulmonary tuberculosis, a highly contagious infectious disease that is characterized by a granulomatous inflammation of the lungs. The disease may spread to other organs and requires a long-term antibiotic treatment. Even in cases of active pulmonary TB,[…][]

  • Craniopharyngioma

    It may be secondary to the tumour's extension, as well as to resection of the mass.[] Adrenal insufficiency Growth Hormone Deficiency Hypothalamic dysfunction : Obesity Secondary Type 2 Diabetes Temperature dysregulation Sleep disorders Diabetes insipidus[] The usual symptoms on presentation are [ 4, 5 ]: Raised intracranial pressure headaches, nausea and vomiting either from mass effect from the tumour itself or from secondary[]

  • Allan-Herndon-Dudley Syndrome

    Minimal literature exists describing the ocular findings in patients with Allan-Herndon-Dudley syndrome.[] The thyroid hormones profile in our patient was atypical for Allan-Herndon-Dudley syndrome.[] The long-term prognosis of Allan-Herndon-Dudley syndrome remains uncertain.[]

  • Septo-Optic Dysplasia

    At the end of the first year of clinical follow-up, secondary hypothyroidism was detected and L-thyroxine was added to the treatment.[]

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