Thyroid Disease in Pregnancy

Erin Keely, Brian M. Casey

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4 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationde Swiet's Medical Disorders in Obstetric Practice
Subtitle of host publicationFifth Edition
Number of pages13
ISBN (Print)9781405148474
StatePublished - Jul 9 2010


  • Autoimmune thyroid disease
  • Fetal thyroid physiology
  • Hypothyroidism, complicating -1 and 3 per 1000 pregnancies
  • Normal physiologic changes in pregnancy
  • Postpartum thyroiditis (PPT), rebound in thyroid autoimmunity after delivery
  • Pregnancy, associated with decrease in antibody titers -trophoblast secretion of immunosuppressant factors
  • Thyroid disease screening
  • Thyroid disorders in women of childbearing age -and long-term impact on offspring
  • Thyrotoxicosis management -to normalize, and not suppress thyroid hormone levels
  • thyroid disease in pregnancy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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