Hypothyroidism is a common endocrine disorder that results from thyroid hormone deficiency. Typically, this is a primary process in which the thyroid gland is unable to produce sufficient amounts of thyroid hormone. However, hypothyroidism can also be secondary or even tertiary. An estimated 20 million Americans have the condition, and hypothyroidism due to inadequate iodine intake remains a worldwide concern. Are you familiar with essential information regarding the presentation of hypothyroidism, as well as best practices for diagnosis and treatment? Test your clinical knowledge with this short quiz.
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Cite this: Romesh Khardori. Fast Five Quiz: Key Aspects of Hypothyroidism - Medscape - Apr 15, 2019.