When is consultation with an endocrinologist indicated in the treatment of Graves disease?

Updated: Mar 23, 2018
  • Author: Sai-Ching Jim Yeung, MD, PhD, FACP; Chief Editor: Romesh Khardori, MD, PhD, FACP  more...
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Consultation with an endocrinologist may be necessary for the management and regulation of thyroid hormone levels in atypical presentations, as follows:

  • Graves disease in pregnancy

  • Neonatal Graves disease management

  • Graves disease complicated by a nodular thyroid gland unresponsive to usual medical therapy or in older adults


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