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Symptoms of hyperthyroidism

Tremor
Warm skin
Agitation
Goitre
Exophthalmous (bulging eyes)
AF
Weight loss
Palpitations
Diarrhoea
Swating
Heat intolerance
Hunger & thirst

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Symptoms of hypothyroidism

Facial swelling
Hair loss
Dry skin
Reduced HR
Husky voice
Hypothermia
Goitre
Fatigue
Depression
Weight gain
Menorrhagia
Psychosis
Hearing loss

3

Aims of thyroid disease management (3)

- Restore well-being and return TSH levels to normal
- Relieve symptoms
- Manage any underlying condition

4

What would you monitor in thyroid diseases (4)

- symtpoms
-TSH
-T4
-T3

5

Drugs that can induce thyroid diseases (6)

-amiodarone
-lithium
-iodine
-cholestramine
-ferrous sulphate
-glucocorticoids

6

Who should be screened for thyroid diseases? (7)

- Taking amiodarone/lithium
-Diabetes
-AF
-Hyperlipedimea
-Down's syndrome
-Turner's syndrome
-Addision's

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What is a differential diagnosis for both hyper/hypo hypothyroidism?

CV disease