ea0021p383 | Thyroid | SFEBES2009
, Peacey Steve
Thyroid hormone exerts direct effects on almost every body organ or tissue, and thyroid deficiency produces a wide range of metabolic disturbances. Hypothyroidism is readily recognized in an individual presenting with characteristic clinical signs and symptoms. However involvement of the haematologic and renal systems is less commonly acknowledged making the diagnosis less apparent and, therefore, the initial focus of attention is on a diagnosis other than hypothyroidism.<...