Can thyroid hormone replacement cause subclinical hyperthyroidism?

Updated: Mar 03, 2021
  • Author: Philip R Orlander, MD, FACP; Chief Editor: George T Griffing, MD  more...
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Subclinical hyperthyroidism is a more common complication of treatment with LT4. The relationship of overtreatment to osteoporosis and fracture is not consistent and is best studied in postmenopausal women.


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