Primary care diagnosis of thyroid disease

Mehrdad Behnia*, Hossein Gharib

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Abstract

Recent diagnostic advances include sensitive thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) assays, more accurate free thyroxine assays, and fine-needle aspiration biopsy. The workup of patients with suspected thyroid dysfunction generally begins with a TSH assay; guidelines are provided for subsequent thyroid tests. Aspiration biopsy is appropriate for those with a nodular goiter.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)121-134
Number of pages14
JournalHospital Practice
Volume31
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 1996
Externally publishedYes

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    Behnia, M., & Gharib, H. (1996). Primary care diagnosis of thyroid disease. Hospital Practice, 31(6), 121-134.