Dictionary » S » Sick euthyroid syndrome

Sick euthyroid syndrome

sick euthyroid syndrome --> euthyroid sick syndrome

(Science: syndrome) abnormalities in levels of hormones and function tests related to the thyroid gland occurring in patients with severe systemic disease. Thyroid function is actually normal in these patients, and it is uncertain whether treatment of these abnormalities would be beneficial.

Synonym: sick euthyroid syndrome.


Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page



This page was last modified 21:16, 3 October 2005. This page has been accessed 1,413 times. 
What links here | Related changes | Permanent link