Paolo Beck-Peccoz

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Central hypothyroidism

Are you sure the patient has Central Hypothyroidism? Disorders affecting either the pituitary or the hypothalamus may cause hypothyroidism due to insufficient thyrotropin (TSH) stimulation of an otherwise normal thyroid gland. Central hypothyroidism (CH) may be congenital or familial due to genetic defects (mutations of genes encoding hypothalamic and pituitary transcription factors, TSH beta subunit,…

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