M43 Hypothyroidism in the Elderly

Program: Meet-the-Professor Sessions
Clinical Session
Sunday, April 3, 2016: 3:30 PM-4:15 PM
Room 160 (BCEC)
Anne R Cappola, MD, ScM, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Nothing to Disclose: ARC

Thyroid disease is more common in the elderly. Yet normal ranges for thyroid hormone levels, clinical manifestations and treatment responses differ in older populations compared to younger ones. A review of this controversial area is needed for practicing clinicians.


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