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thyrotropin releasing hormone.
TRH stimulation test Thyrotropin releasing hormone stimulation test A clinical test used to determine the level in the endocrine system that is responsible for ↓ secretion of TSH by the hypophysis–pituitary gland
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In our patients with THR (case 1 and 3), TRH tests
revealed that TSH level increased more than double.
The TRH test I performed showed unequivocal hypothyroidism.
When I saw him I did the TRH test and discovered his thyroid was low.
Information available on the Internet warns that the TRH test
should be used with caution in anyone with asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), heart disease caused by inadequate blood flow to the heart, reduced activity of the pituitary gland (hypopituitarism), and pregnancy.