Euthyroid hyperthyroxinemia due to familial excess of thyroxine-binding globulin.


The correct diagnosis of benign hyperthyroxinemia in this patient and his family members will spare them the unnecessary testing and treatment for thyrotoxicosis that has befallen some such patients. Results of the usual blood tests for assessment of thyroid function, such as T4, T3, and thyrotropin determinations, were not uniformly diagnostic, and were… (More)