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Dr. Podolin's Endocrine Exam Essay # 3

Discuss how the following would affect TSH levels and thyroid hormone production:
    a)  Iodine deficiency
    b)  Thyroid-stimulating immunoglobulin
    c)  Hypothyroidism due to autoimmune destruction of the thyroid gland (Hashimoto's thyroiditis)

 

A.  Iodide deficiency

B.  Thyroid Stimulating Immunoglobin (TSI)

C.  Hypothyroidism due to autoimmune destruction of thyroid gland (Hashimoto's Thyroiditis)

 

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