Hyperthyroidism: signs

Clinical - Endocrine/Metabolic

Hyperthyroidism results from excess synthesis and release of thyroid hormone

SYMPTOMS

  • Nervousness
  • Anxiety
  • Increased perspiration
  • Heat intolerance
  • Tremor
  • Hyperactivity
  • Palpitations
  • Weight loss despite increased appetite
  • Reduction in menstrual flow or oligomenorrhea

SIGNS

  • Hyperactivity
  • Tachycardia or atrial arrhythmia
  • Systolic hypertension
  • Warm, moist, and smooth skin
  • Lid lag
  • Stare
  • Tremor
  • Muscle weakness

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2009

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