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Thyrotoxicosis after massive triiodothyronine (LT3) overdose: a coast-to-coast case series and review

Authors: Zhiheng H He MD, PhD, Yan Li MD, Nitin Trivedi MD, Sabrina Gill MD, James V Hennessey MD

Excessive exogenous thyroid hormone ingestion may lead to severe thyrotoxicosis and cause potential harm; this review of the literature suggests that thyroid hormone supplementation should not be used to alleviate nonspecific complaints in patients with normal endogenous thyroid function.

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Individualised requirements for optimum treatment of hypothyroidism: complex needs, limited options

Authors: Rudolf Hoermann, John E M Midgley, Rolf Larisch, Johannes W Dietrich

This review discusses levothyroxine therapy in the alleviation of hypothyroidism, focusing on complex needs, the available options and setpoints.

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