Central Hypothyroidism: a Diagnosis Overlooked?


Central hypothyroidism (CH) is an uncommon cause of hypothyroidism due to failure on the part of hypothalamicpituitary-thyroid regulatory mechanism. Patients with CH frequently present with multiple other pituitary hormone deficiencies. In addition to classic CH induced by hypothalamicpituitary tumors or Sheehan syndrome, novel causes include traumatic… (More)


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