volume 57, issue 3, P193-204 2013
DOI: 10.1590/s0004-27302013000300005
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Abstract: ABSTRACTLaboratory tests are essential for the accurate diagnosis and cost-effective monitoring of thyroid dysfunction. Hormone levels can only confirm a diagnosis when there is a high level of clinical suspicion. For most patients, symptoms are nonspecific and subtle, so biochemical tests are necessary to identify the disorder. The purpose of this article is to critically analyze the use of standard thyroid function tests, which include measuring the levels of serum thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH), thyroid…

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