Clinical review: Central hypothyroidism: pathogenic, diagnostic, and therapeutic challenges.

@article{Persani2012ClinicalRC,
  title={Clinical review: Central hypothyroidism: pathogenic, diagnostic, and therapeutic challenges.},
  author={Luca Persani},
  journal={The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism},
  year={2012},
  volume={97 9},
  pages={3068-78}
}
CONTEXT Central hypothyroidism (CH) is a particular hypothyroid condition due to an insufficient stimulation by TSH of an otherwise normal thyroid gland. This condition raises several challenges for clinicians; therefore, a review of the most relevant findings on CH epidemiology, pathogenesis, and clinical management has been performed. METHODOLOGY The relevant papers were selected by a PubMed search using appropriate key words. MAIN FINDINGS CH can be the consequence of various disorders… CONTINUE READING

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