Table 6

A comparison of the thyroid disorders detected by primary T4-follow-up TSH testing vs. primary TSH testing

Disorder

Primary T4-Follow-up TSH

Primary TSH


Primary CH

Good

Good


Central CH

Some

No


Mild CH

No

Yes


Delayed rise TSH

Yes

No


Unusual forms of CH, e.g., defects of thyroid cell membrane transport (MCT8), metabolism or action

No

No


Rastogi and LaFranchi Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases 2010 5:17   doi:10.1186/1750-1172-5-17

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