Summary of Hypothyroidism
Flashcards on Hypothyroidism
is a form of hypothyroidism that occurs in neonates and infants.
Questions on Hypothyroidism
A 67-year-old man comes to clinic because of “forgetfulness” for the past 3 months. His daughter brought him, saying he misplaces his keys, loses his bank card, and forgets to turn off stoves. The patient also complains of constipation and weakness for the past 3 days. His temperature is 36.4°C (97.6°F), pulse is 55/min, respirations are 18/min, and blood pressure is 138/90 mm Hg. Physical examination shows dry, cold, and puffy skin with no other abnormalities. Which of the following is the most likely explanation for this patient’s condition?