Partial target organ resistance to thyroid hormone.


An 8-year old boy with a small goiter, normal basal metabolic rate (BMR), and elevated serum thyroid hormone levels (thyroxine [T(4)] 19.5 mug per 100 ml, free T(4) 4 ng per 100 ml, triiodothyronine [T(3)] 505 ng per 100 ml) was studied. He had measurable serum thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) levels (average 5.5 muU per ml), and the thyroxine-binding… (More)

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