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Hipertiroidismo provocado - Symptom

Nombres alternativos

Tirotoxicosis provocada; Tirotoxicosis simulada; Tirotoxicosis medicamentosa

Síntomas:

Los síntomas del hipotiroidismo provocado son los mismos del hipertiroidismo ocasionado por la glándula tiroides, salvo en estos casos:

  • Ausencia de bocio. La glándula tiroides es usualmente pequeña.
  • Los ojos no protruyen como lo hacen en la enfermedad de Graves (el tipo más común de hipertiroidismo).
  • No se presenta engrosamiento de la piel sobre las espinillas como sucede ocasionalmente con las personas que padecen la enfermedad de Graves.

Signos y exámenes:

Los siguientes resultados de exámenes pueden indicar hipertiroidismo provocado:

  • Reviewed last on: 4/19/2010
  • Ari S. Eckman, MD, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.
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