In women with unexplained recurrent pregnancy loss, thyroid peroxidase antibody positivity is associated with a reduced live birth rate.
The diagnostic pathway leading to diagnosis of thyroid microcarcinoma (tumor size ≤1 cm) is very different than that of larger thyroid tumors.
In patients with overweight or obesity who undergo total thyroidectomy, choosing the thyroid hormone replacement dose based on body weight is frequently inaccurate and could be responsible for prolongation of the titration period.
The FDA has accepted for priority review the Biologics License Application (BLA) for teprotumumab (Horizon Therapeutics) for the treatment of active thyroid eye disease.
Patients with Graves disease in association with other autoimmune diseases had a 4-fold higher rate of transition from initial hypothyroidism to hyperthyroidism compared with patients who had isolated Graves disease.
Serum tumor markers alone can provide reliable surveillance of patients who undergo total thyroidectomy for low- and intermediate-risk papillary thyroid carcinoma.
Rozlytrek is a kinase inhibitor that selectively targets ROS1 and NTRK fusions.
About 6 percent of psychiatrically hospitalized youth have abnormal thyroid-stimulating hormone measures.
Maintenance dose of levothyroxine does not differ in patients with hypothyroidism with vs without heart failure.
Children and young adults treated with amiodarone have a significant likelihood for thyroid dysfunction soon after treatment initiation.
This case study illustrates that severe proximal myopathy can be secondary to hypothyroidism. It also emphasizes the importance of measuring thyroid function in patients with proximal weakness, myalgia, and a significantly raised creatine kinase.