Decreased level of effective circulating thyroid hormone leads to decreased metabolic rate and decreased sensitivity to catecholamines.
More common in woman and the elderly
Myalgias and muscle weakness
Carpal tunnel syndrome
Intubation and ventilation may be necessary
Blood pressure support
Supplemental oxygen to meet metabolic needs
Primary care pro...
Signs and symptoms of hypothyroidism are nonspecific and may be confused with other mental or physical disorders.
Response to treatment for hypothyroidism may take weeks and is best...
Brent GA, Davies TF. Hypothyroidism and thyroiditis. In: Melmed S, Polonsky KS, Larsen PR, et al. Williams Textbook of Endocrinology. 12th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Saunders Else...
243 Congenital hypothyroidism
244.8 Other specified acquired hypothyroidism
244.9 Unspecified acquired hypothyroidism
244.0 Postsurgical hypothyroidism
244.1 Other postablative hypothyroidism
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