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.
Children and young adults treated with amiodarone have a significant likelihood for thyroid dysfunction soon after treatment initiation.
Teprotumumab is an investigational fully human monoclonal antibody that works by inhibiting the insulin-like growth factor 1 receptor.
Greater organ-absorbed doses of radioactive iodine seem to be positively associated with risk for death from solid cancer in patients with hyperthyroidism.
Higher levels of free T4 that remain within the reference range are associated with a greater prevalence and incidence of atrial fibrillation.
Rheumatoid arthritis is associated with an increased occurrence of autoimmune thyroid disease, indicated by an increased risk of developing autoimmune thyroid disease before RA diagnosis.
Excess cardiovascular disease mortality persisted for many years after thyroid-ablative treatment in patients who received radioactive iodine who did not become hypothyroid.
Compared with uninfected individuals, people with HIV controlled with combination antiretroviral therapy are not at increased risk of developing thyroid dysfunction.
Findings do not support a role for subclinical thyroid dysfunction as a biomarker for bone-related outcomes in older men.
It has been previously reported that parathyroidectomy can reverse cognitive dysfunction associated with primary hyperparathyroidism.
Maternal thyroid function and weight gain in early pregnancy were associated with hypothyroidism, but not hyperthyroidism.