What is the role of thyroid function tests in the workup of childhood obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)?

Updated: Feb 13, 2019
  • Author: Mary E Cataletto, MD; Chief Editor: Denise Serebrisky, MD  more...
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Thyroid function studies are useful to exclude hypothyroidism, which is associated with tongue enlargement, weight gain, and obstructive sleep apnea.


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