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Euthyroid Sick Syndromes

"Euthyroid Sick Syndromes" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Conditions of abnormal THYROID HORMONES release in patients with apparently normal THYROID GLAND during severe systemic illness, physical TRAUMA, and psychiatric disturbances. It can be caused by the loss of endogenous hypothalamic input or by exogenous drug effects. The most common abnormality results in low T3 THYROID HORMONE with progressive decrease in THYROXINE; (T4) and TSH. Elevated T4 with normal T3 may be seen in diseases in which THYROXINE-BINDING GLOBULIN synthesis and release are increased.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Euthyroid Sick Syndromes" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Euthyroid Sick Syndromes" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 8 publications over 7 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 2003
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.