HYPOTHYROIDISM

HYPOTHYROIDISM

What is Central or Secondary Hypothyroidism?

by W. Reid Litchfield, MD FACE | +Read More

Central hypothyroidism (also known as secondary hypothyroidism) is hypothyroidism that results from failure of the pituitary or the hypothalamus.


Hypothyroidism

by W. Reid Litchfield, MD FACE | +Read More

Hypothyroidism is the most common disorder of thyroid function. It is a source of very significant symptoms and impairment in quality of life for affected patients. Although diagnosis is usually straightforward, atypical cases can results in a delay in diagnosis and inadequate therapy that needlessly delays recovery.