Which CBC count and metabolic profile results suggest hypothyroidism?

Updated: Mar 03, 2021
  • Author: Philip R Orlander, MD, FACP; Chief Editor: George T Griffing, MD  more...
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The complete blood count and metabolic profile may show abnormalities in patients with hypothyroidism. These include anemia, dilutional hyponatremia, hyperlipidemia, and reversible increases in serum creatinine. [4] Elevations in transaminases and creatinine kinase have also been found.


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