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What are the actions of thyroid hormone?
Stimulation of energy use
Stimulation of heart
Promotion of growth and development
__ serves only as a source of __.
T4
T3
What is the name of hypothyroidism in infancy?
Cretinism
What is the common disease of hyperthyroidism?
Graves Disease
What is Levothyroxine?
T4 synthetic preperation
What is the use of levothyroxine?
Hypothyroidism
Levothyroxine cures hypothyroidism.
T or F
False
Treatment is life long
What is the Liothyronine?
T3 synthetic
What does Propylthiouracil do?
Inhibits thyroid synthesis
What does Radioactive Iodine do?
Destroys thyroid tissue for hyperthyroidism