Roy Weiss

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You’re Reading an Archived Article: For up-to-date Diagnosis & Disease information, visit this article on thyroid hormone resistance. Are you sure the patient has thyroid hormone resistance? The diagnosis of thyroid hormone resistant syndromes (THRS) is based on abnormal thyroid hormone (TH) laboratory tests. This class of conditions is due to a defect in TH…

Are you sure the patient has TSH resistance? Diagnosis of patients with classic signs and symptoms of hypothyroidism in whom there is elevated thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) and low thyroid hormone (TH) levels is relatively straightforward. When serum TSH is mildly elevated and TH levels are normal the diagnosis of resistance to TSH (RTSH) is…