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for Hyperthyroidism

Suggested Pre-Referral Evaluation and Management Guidelines Consider general causes of hyperthyroidism:
- Graves' disease
- Toxic nodule/ multinodular goiter
- Thyroiditis
- Drug effect (e.g., over replacement)
Suggested Additional Test/Management Prior to Specialty Visit TSH, FreeT4, and FreeT3 levels.
No imaging study is required before the appointment.
If necessary, thyroid uptake and scan should be ordered to differentiate the etiology of hyperthyroidism.
Patient Education/Information (includes preps) 1) The Hormone Foundation
2) The American Thyroid Association
Appointment Timeframe Next available
Urgent if patient symptomatic
How to Get Results to Consultant UMHS Patients: See CareWeb
External Patients: Hand carry non-UM records to visit
Clinic Contact Information Physicians: 800-962-3555
Fax information to: 734 647-2145
Patients: 734 647-5871 or 866 266-5211
Urgent consults: 734 647-5871 and request urgent consult
Clinic Location Sites MEND Clinic Locations 
UM Consulting Physician MEND Faculty
Revised on: 04/09/2010