Euthyroid Sick Syndrome

@inproceedings{Sattar1988EuthyroidSS,
  title={Euthyroid Sick Syndrome},
  author={A. Sattar and Nadim Asif and Moatazza M Dawood and T. Rafi and Z U Rehman and M. Aamir},
  year={1988}
}
Abnormalities in the circulating thyroid hormone concentration, without associated pituitary or thyroid disease, are seen in a variety of nonthyroidal illnesses (NIH). These abnormalities may be low plasma triiodothyronine (T3), low thyroxine (T4) or a combination of both, with an inappropriately normal plasma thyrotropin (TSH). These could be because of various factors acting on monodeiodinase, a key enzyme for the conversion of T4 to T3, or on transport system for thyroid hormones. Role of… CONTINUE READING

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