What is the role of TRH and TSH inhibition in the pathophysiology of euthyroid sick syndrome?

Updated: Apr 27, 2017
  • Author: Serhat Aytug, MD; Chief Editor: Romesh Khardori, MD, PhD, FACP  more...
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Answer

Cytokines, cortisol, and leptin, as well as changes in brain thyroid hormone metabolism, affect inhibition and secretion of TRH and TSH.


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