Hypothyroidism

Hypothyroidism

Hypothyroidism is a clinical syndrome that results from a deficiency of circulating thyroid hormones. It affects women more commonly than men and is most frequently seen in the over 60s. The term myxoedema refers to a more severe form of the syndrome where there has...
Interpreting Thyroid Function Tests

Interpreting Thyroid Function Tests

The interpretation of thyroid function tests is a very popular exam topic. Thyroid disease is common, affecting approximately 1% of the female population, and there is a wide range of conditions affecting the thyroid gland, with a wide range of clinical features. For...

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