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1

Hyperthyroidism has elevated ___ and low ____ levels

elevated T3/T4
low TSH

2

Most common cause of hyperthyroidism ...

Graves dz

3

When seen on thyroid scan, the thyroid of a pt with graves dz...

lights up the whole thing

4

DDx of hyperthyroidism...

Graves, toxic multinodular goiter, Hashimotos, TSH secreting pituitary adenoma

5

S/s of hyperthyroidism...

palpitations, tachycardia, AFib, weight loss, agitation, irritability, anxiety, heat intolerance, exophthalmos, goiter, tremor

6

What bone condition is a complication of hyperthyroidism?

osteoporosis

7

Thyroid storm is comprised of what 4 sx?

racing heart, sweating, confusion, agitation

8

Tx for a pt with hyperthyroidism who is pregnant? not pregnant?

Pregnant--> propylthiouracil
Not Pregnant--> Methimazole

9

ADRs of methimazole

agranulocytosis, increased LFTs and rash

10

T/F Exophthalmos, once present, may not resolve

True

11

Adjunct tx for s/s of hyperthyroidism...

BBlockers
BZD

12

What medication can cause hyperthyroidism?

Amiodarone

13

Do you screen for hyperthyroidism with TSH or free T3/T4?

TSH

14

What is the name of the screening tool we use for GAD (generalized anxiety d/o)?

GAD-7 questionnaire

15

Elevated TSI and TII are specifically indicative of what?

Graves dz, NOT nodule

16

Can a radioactive iodine scan help differentiate between thyroiditis and Graves’ Dz?

Yes

17

Is T3 converted to T4 peripherally, or T4 to T3?

T4 to T3

18

In a pt with thyroiditis, they will often have pain in their ____ after what type of illness?

throat, URI

19

Does thyroiditis typically require tx?

generally does not need tx
Start off hypo then go hyper then level off → “it’ll burn out”

20

A grave's dx pt is or is not more susceptible to thyroid CA?

is not!