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Discussion Forums => Thalassemia-related Issues => Topic started by: jatin on December 11, 2018, 06:03:24 AM



Title: Diagnosis of thyroid problem in thalssemia major
Post by: jatin on December 11, 2018, 06:03:24 AM
Respected team & Andy sir pls advise invegation to be done for thyroid problem in thalassemia major on moderate to severe iron overload.
T3 , T4 & Tsh
Or

FT3 , FT4 & Tsh .
Thanks
And sorry if I have posted this question in new topic


Title: Re: Diagnosis of thyroid problem in thalssemia major
Post by: Andy Battaglia on December 15, 2018, 01:53:48 PM
Most doctors only test the TSH to check for thyroid problems, but in thal majors, in addition to TSH, T3 and T4 should also be checked. The proper T3 test will measure both T3 that is bound and free T3.