Euthyroid Sick Syndrome: Is It a Misnomer?

@article{Chopra1997EuthyroidSS,
  title={Euthyroid Sick Syndrome: Is It a Misnomer?},
  author={I. Chopra},
  journal={The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism},
  year={1997},
  volume={82},
  pages={329-334}
}
  • I. Chopra
  • Published 1997
  • Medicine
  • The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism
Alterations in thyroid function tests are very common in patients with NTI. Multiple, complex, and incompletely understood mechanisms are involved in these abnormalities. Knowledge of these abnormalities is necessary to avoid errors in the diagnosis of thyroid disease. Measurement of serum TSH, free T4, and free T3 levels by direct equilibrium dialysis/RIA methods probably yield most useful (accurate) information in the setting of NTI. Patients with low free T4 by these methods and normal or… Expand
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