ea0041mte2.1-mte2.2 | (1) | ECE2016
, Persani Luca
In clinical practice, most thyroid disease is due to thyroid gland dysfunction and so can be detected by measurement of TSH alone. This is because the negative feedback of thyroid hormones on the hypothalamus and pituitary gland result in TSH levels that are closely, and inversely, correlated with circulating free thyroid hormone (FT4, FT3) levels. However, several conditions are exceptions to this rule and can be very hard to diagnose also due to a certa...