Are thyroid function tests used in the evaluation of suspected irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)?

Updated: Dec 11, 2019
  • Author: Jenifer K Lehrer, MD; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
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Thyroid function tests are used to screen for hyperthyroidism or hypothyroidism. Serum calcium testing is used to screen for hyperparathyroidism.


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