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M6 13-005

Exam 13: Hyper vs Hypo Thyroidism

Basal Metabolic Rate Hyperthyroidism: ↑ Hypothyroidism: ↓
Sensitivity to Catecholamines Hyperthyroidism: ↑ Hypothyroidism: ↓
General Features Hyperthyroidism: -Exopthalmos (in Graves disease) -Lid Lag -Accelerated growth. Hypothyroidism: -Myxedematous features. -Deep voice. Impaired growth (child)
Blood Cholesterol Levels Hyperthyroidism: ↓ Hypothyroidism: ↑
General Behavior Hyperthyroidism: -Restlessness, irritability, anxiety. -Hyperkinesis. -Wakefulness. Hypothyroidism: -Mental Retardation (infant). -Mental & Physical sluggishness. -Somnolence.
Cardiovascular Function Hyperthyroidism: -↑ Cardiac Output -Tachycardia & Palpitation Hypothyroidism: -↓ cardiac Output -Bradycardia
Gastrointestinal Function Hyperthyroidism: -Diarrhea. -↑ appetite. Hypothyroidism: -Constipation. -↓ appetite.
Respiratory Function Hyperthyroidism: Dyspnea Hypothyroidism: Hypoventilation
Muscle Tone and reflexes Hyperthyroidism: ↑ w/ tremor and twitching. Hypothyroidism: ↓
Temperature tolerance Hyperthyroidism: Heat intolerance. Hypothyroidism:Cold intolerance.
Skin and hair Hyperthyroidism: -↑ sweating. -Thin & silky skin and hair. Hypothyroidism: -↓ sweating. -Coarse & dry skin and hair.
Weight Hyperthyroidism: Loss Hypothyroidism: Gain
Created by: jtzuetrong



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