iatrogenic hypothyroidism


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Related to iatrogenic hypothyroidism: iatrogenic hypoparathyroidism, autoimmune hypothyroidism

iatrogenic hypothyroidism

Inadequate secretion of thyroid hormone by the thyroid gland due to treatments that include medications (such as amiodarone), radioactive iodine ablation of the gland, or surgical excision of the thyroid.
See also: hypothyroidism