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ea0022s13.2 | The TSH reference range | ECE2010

Health outcomes related to TSH values within the reference range

Asvold Bjorn Olav

There is increasing evidence that differences in thyroid function within the clinically normal range, as defined by TSH within the reference range, is associated with health outcomes.TSH within the reference range is positively associated with presence of thyroid antibodies and with risk of overt hypothyroidism. Some cross-sectional studies indicate that low-normal thyroid function may be associated with adverse serum lipid levels, high blood pressure, h...