Refetoff Syndrome

Description

Refetoff Syndrome: Thyroid hormone resistance is a rare syndrome in which thyroid hormone levels are elevated but the thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) level is not suppressed (or not completely suppressed as would be expected).


History

1967 – first report of the condition appeared by Samuel Refetoff


Associated Persons


Alternative names

  • Thyroid hormone resistance (TRH)

Controversies

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References


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