Endocrine Disorders: Evaluation and Management

  • Author: Todd T. Brown, MD (More Info)
  • Editors in Chief: Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD; Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD
  • Last Reviewed: 11/14/16 (What's New)


    Introduction to Thyroid Dysfunction
    • Prevalence of thyroid disease ~ 33% in patients with HIV[Silva 2015; Ji 2016]
    • Thyroid dysfunction more prevalent in patients receiving ART than ART-naive patients[Ji 2016]
    Thyroid Function Tests
      • TSH assays with a limit of detection of < 0.02 mU/L are used to identify most cases of hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism[Dayan 2001]

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