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    Antithyroid Medicines Conditions

    (In contrast, if you have hypothyroidism, you make too little thyroxine. This causes many of the body's functions to slow down.)

    Oedema (Swelling) Conditions

    These include chronic urticaria ,  systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) , or  having an underactive thyroid gland (thyroiditis, hypothyroidism) . In some cases there are known trigge...

    Newborn Baby Screening Tests Conditions

    Cystic fibrosis Hearing tests in children Hypothyroidism Cataracts Congenital heart disease Developmental dysplasia of hip Sickle cell disease

    Hyperthyroidism in Pregnancy Professional

    Around a quarter of patients present with symptoms of hyperthyroidism, followed by hypothyroidism and then recovery; around one third present with hyperthyroidism; the remainder present with ...

    Overactive Thyroid Gland (Hyperthyroidism) Conditions

    See the separate leaflet called Underactive Thyroid Gland (Hypothyroidism) for more information . Thyrotoxicosis is a term that may be used by doctors instead of hyperthyroidism.

    Antibody and Antigen Tests Conditions

    To diagnose autoimmune disorders Conditions such as thyroid disorders ( hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism ), Addison's disease , pernicious anaemia and primary biliary cirrhosis...

    Calcium Pyrophosphate Deposition (Pseudogout) Conditions

    Underactive thyroid gland (hypothyroidism) . Any cause of arthritis . An illness which causes too much iron in the body (haemochromatosis) .

    Macrocytosis and Macrocytic Anaemia Conditions

    Severe underactivity of the thyroid gland ( hypothyroidism ). An increase in the number of immature red blood cells called reticulocytes (reticulocytosis).

    Eyelid Surgery Conditions

    Where there is reduced secretion of thyroxin (hypothyroidism) there is an increase in fat and where there is an increase in thyroxine (hyperthyroidism) there is often so much increase in fat ...

    Alzheimer's Disease Conditions

    Usually blood tests are also arranged to check whether your symptoms may be caused by a different condition, such as hypothyroidism or vitamin B12 deficiency . If Alzheimer's diseas...

    Newborn Screening Professional

    Newborn screening allows early implementation of the phenylalanine-restricted diet, eliminating the severe neurocognitive and neuromotor impairment associated with untreated PKU. [ 3 ] Early diagn...

    Prenatal Diagnosis Professional

    Antenatal screening for down's syndrome Trisomy 21 Phenylketonuria (pku) Phenylketonuria Congenital hypothyroidism Newborn screening for phenylketonuria Prenatal diagnosis and screening

    Short Stature Professional

    Primary growth disorders Clinically defined genetic syndromes, such as: Down's syndrome Prader-Willi syndrome Silver- Russell syndrome Noonan's syndrome Turner...

    Lithium Professional

    Untreated hypothyroidism. Pregnancy and breast-feeding [ 14 ] Pregnancy : avoid in the first trimester (teratogenic).

    Bradycardia Professional

    Pain (may also cause tachycardia). Hypothyroidism. Hypothermia. Cushing's reflex (systemic response to raised intracranial pressure, leading to widening pulse pressure, irregular...

    Loss of Libido Professional

    TFTs may demonstrate hypothyroidism. Follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH), luteinising hormone (LH), prolactin and either estradiol or testosterone may indicate hormonal inadequacy.

    Nephrocalcinosis Professional

    Hypercalciuria: Altered renal tubular handling - eg, idiopathic hypercalciuria, distal renal tubular acidosis (is associated with low urinary excretion of citrate), hypothyroidism, inher...

    Itching Professional

    Endocrine: diabetes mellitus , hyperthyroidism , hypothyroidism , hyperparathyroidism . Renal: chronic kidney disease . Haematological: polycythaemia rubra vera , iron deficiency...

    Skin Manifestations of Systemic Disease Professional

    Fine wrinkles around the eyes and mouth are typical. Hypothyroidism [ 19 ] In  hypothyroidism the skin in myxoedema is cool to the touch, doughy, dry and puffy and there...

    POEMS Syndrome Professional

    Endocrinopathy (adrenal, thyroid, pituitary, gonadal, parathyroid or pancreatic - but diabetes mellitus or hypothyroidism alone are insufficient, as they are common in the general population)...