During pregnancy TSH receptors are weakly cross stimulated by _____ which is produced in the ____.
c. AFP, syncytiotrophoblast
d. β-hCG, syncytiotrophoblast
When does the fetus begin to concentrate and synthesize thyroid hormone?
Thyroid-stimulating immunoglobulins are usually associated with which entity listed below?
The main cause of thyrotoxicosis in pregnancy is which of the following?
d. Methamphetamine toxicity
The American Thyroid Association recommends which of the following therapy strategies for hyperthyroidism?
a. 1st and 2nd trimesters: methimazole; 3rd trimester: propylthiouracil
b. 1st trimester: methimazole; 2nd and 3rd trimesters: propylthiouracil
c. 1st and 2nd trimesters: propylthiouracil; 3rd trimester: methimazole
d. 1st trimester: propylthiouracil; 2nd and 3rd trimesters: methimazole
After beginning propylthiouracil treatment, how often should you evaluate free T4 levels?
All except which of the following congenital defects are associated with methimazole embryopathy?