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Hipotiroidismo en el embarazo
Rev Med Cos Cen 2016; 73 (620)

Language: Español
References: 16
Page: 637-640
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Hypotthyroidism is the most common thyroid disease, when appears with elevated TSH and decreased free T4 is called over hypothyroidism, and when is only manifested with elevated THS and with normal free T4 values is called subclinical hypothyroidism. The most common cause is autoimmune etiology. The diagnosis during pregnancy is made with THS and the diagnosis values depend on the trimester. Screening pregnant women is only recommended when the patient has any risk factors. The treatment is levothyroxine and is indicated in all patients diagnosed with clinical hypothyroidism before or during pregnancy and in patients with subclinical hypothyroidism who develop symptoms.

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