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EZ. Thyroid #3. Hypothyroidism. S/S, Myxedema Coma. Primary, Secondary, and Tertiary Hypothyroidism & Hyperthyroidism. Etiology of Hypothyroidism. Free online LVN NCLEX study material.

EZ. Thyroid #3. Hypothyroidism, S/S, Myxedema Coma. Primary, Secondary, and Tertiary Hypothyroidism & Hyperthyroidism. Etiology of Hypothyroidism. Free online LVN LPN NCLEX review. More info: http://adamsnursingnotesthyroidgland.wordpress.com/
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'Hashimoto's Thyroiditis' is an autoimmune disorder.
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'Hashimoto's Thyroiditis' destroys the Thyroid tissue & leads to Hypothyroidism.
Thyroid Hormone is abbreviated to his:
TH
Low levels of TH result in this:
A slowed metabolic rate.
A slowed metabolic rate can be due to this:
Low levels of TH
The following are s/s of Hypothyroidism:
Bradycardia, decreased cardiac output, cool skin, cold intolerance.
The following are s/s of Hypothyroidism:
Fatigue, wt gain, lethargy, slowed mvmt, memory loss, feeling cold.
The following are s/s of Hypothyroidism:
Dyspnea, hypoventilation, constipation, confusion, heart failure (d/t decreased pumping strength of the heart).
The following are s/s of Hypothyroidism:
SOB, < appetite, wt gain, cool dry skin, brittle hair.
The following are s/s of Hypothyroidism:
Elevated serum lipid lvls, < libido, erectile dysfunction, Myxedema (swelling in connective tissues).
The following are s/s of Hypothyroidism:
Altered fat metabolism (causes hyperlipidemia which can l/t CV disease).
This is a non-pitting type of edema:
Myxedema
Is Myxedma a pitting or non-pitting type of edema?
Non-pitting.
This is where Myxedema occurs:
Connective tissues throughout the body.
Does Myxedema occur in the beginning or the advanced stages of Hypothyroidism?
Advanced stages.
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There is something called a 'Myxedma Coma'.
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Hypothyroidism can end up occuring d/t a deficiency in iodine.
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Hypothyroidism can end up occuring d/t congenital defects.
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Hypothyroidism can end up occuring d/t inflammation of the Thyroid Gland.
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The manifestations of Hypothyroidism are d/t the reduced metabolic rate.
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There is something called Primary, Secondary, and Tertiary Hypothyroidism
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There is something called Primary, Secondary, and Tertiary Hyperthyroidsim
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Primary Hypothyroidism can be d/t: 1) Congenital defects, 2) Inflammation of the Thyroid Gland, 3) Deficiency of Iodine.
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Secondary and Tertiary Hypothyroidism may be caused by 1) Hypothalmic lesion, 2) Pituitary lesion, or 3) Postpartum Pituitary Necrosis.
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There is something called 'Hashimoto's Thyroiditis'. It's a form of Hypothyroidism.