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Central Hypothyroidism

Central hypothyroidism refers to thyroid hormone deficiency due to a disorder of the pituitary, hypothalamus, or hypothalamic-pituitary portal circulation, resulting in diminished thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH), thyrotropin-releasing hormone (TRH), or both.

Aqueductal stenosis in adulthood.

Hypothalamic hamartomas


The most frequent cause of central hypothyroidism (CeH) is pituitary adenomas, but the mechanisms remain unclear.

see Central Hypothyroidism in Acromegaly.

central_hypothyroidism.txt · Last modified: 2019/06/13 22:02 by administrador