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  • Hashimoto’s thyroiditis
  • Iodine deficiency (rare in developed world)
  • Thyroid surgery, irradiation, or radioiodine
  • Subacute (de Quervain’s) thyroiditis (after initial hyperthyroidism)
  • Severe illness
  • Drugs causing hypothyroidism: lithium, amiodarone, propylthiouracil, methimazole, phenylbutazone, sulfonamides, interferon ?
  • Riedel’s thyroiditis
  • Deficient pituitary thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH)
  • "Subclinical" hypothyroidism: high TSH, clinically euthyroid, normal T4

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Last updated: December 1, 2014


Zeiger, Roni F.. "Hypothyroidism." Diagnosaurus, 4th ed., McGraw-Hill Education, 2014. Medicine Central, im.unboundmedicine.com/medicine/view/Diagnosaurus/114310/2/Hypothyroidism.
Zeiger RF. Hypothyroidism. Diagnosaurus. 4th ed. McGraw-Hill Education; 2014. https://im.unboundmedicine.com/medicine/view/Diagnosaurus/114310/2/Hypothyroidism. Accessed June 19, 2019.
Zeiger, R. F. (2014). Hypothyroidism. In Diagnosaurus. Available from https://im.unboundmedicine.com/medicine/view/Diagnosaurus/114310/2/Hypothyroidism
Zeiger RF. Hypothyroidism [Internet]. In: Diagnosaurus. McGraw-Hill Education; 2014. [cited 2019 June 19]. Available from: https://im.unboundmedicine.com/medicine/view/Diagnosaurus/114310/2/Hypothyroidism.
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