Unmasking Thyroid Disease in the Postpartum Period.

Velasco S, Illanes F

Keywords: postpartum, thyroid disease


Case History A30-year-old woman comes to your office complaining of irritability, depressed mood, insomnia, fatigue, and occasional palpitations for the past 3 weeks. Her first child was born 3 months ago, at 39 weeks of gestation. Pregnancy and delivery were uneventful. He is a healthy baby who is exclusively breastfed. On physical examination, her heart rate is 92 bpm and blood pressure is normal. Thyroid examination shows a small soft gland that is nontender and without nodules. Past medical history is significant for allergic rhinosinusitis and a history of positive serum thyroid peroxidase antibody (TPOAb). Thyroid function before and during pregnancy was normal.

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Título de la Revista: J Womens Health (Larchmt)
Volumen: 29
Fecha de publicación: 2020
Página de inicio: 473
Página final: 474
Idioma: ingles
Financiamiento/Sponsor: Clinica Alemana