Jorge Mestman

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Thyrotoxicosis in pregnancy and post-partum

Are you sure the pregnant or postpartum woman has thyrotoxicosis? Symptoms Graves’ disease is the most common cause of autoimmune hyperthyroidism in pregnancy. It may be diagnosed for the first time during pregnancy, but more frequently, affected women present with symptoms antedating pregnancy. Symptoms may include nervousness, heat intolerance, weight loss, palpitations, anxiety, insomnia, proximal…

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