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PD Dr. med. Johannes W. Dietrich has edited the Flexikon article Thyrotoxicosis
The term thyrotoxicosis denotes excessive supply of the organism with thyroid hormones.

Classification
Thyrotoxicosis is a general term. True hyperthyroidism by exceeding function of the thyroid gland is used to be distinguished from factititious ... [more]
PD Dr. med. Johannes W. Dietrich has edited the Flexikon article Thyrotoxicosis
The term thyrotoxicosis denotes excessive supply of the organism with thyroid hormones.

Classification
Thyrotoxicosis is a general term. True hyperthyroidism by exceeding function of the thyroid gland is used to be distinguished from factititious ... [more]
Amiodarone-induced thyrotoxicosis also referred to as Amiodarone-induced hyperthyroidism, abbreviated 'AIH' , is a form of thyrotoxicosis, which can arise through treatment involving Class III antiarrhythmic amiodarone.

Pathogenesis
Amiodarone is ... [more]
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Can You Smell What This Zebrafish is Seeing! Image of the Week – January 1, 2018 - CIL:41567 - http://www.cellimagelibrary.org/images/41567

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Anne Düchting has edited the Flexikon article DIC score
The DIC score is a scoring system that is based on laboratory parameters. It is used to estimate the possibility of a disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC) being present. For the diagnosis of a DIC clinical criteria as well as laboratory ... [more]
Anne Düchting has edited the Flexikon article Child-Pugh criteria
The Child-Pugh criteria are used for the standardized description and classification of hepatic cirrhosis. The criteria use the severity of symptoms to rank the disease into various levels. The ranking into levels allows for a more appropriate ... [more]
Patrick Bookjans has edited the Flexikon article ABCD2-score
The ABCD2-score is a prognostic scoring system that can be used to help with estimating the risk of a stroke following a transitory ischemic attack (TIA). The score takes five independent risk factors into consideration:
Age Blood pressure during ... [more]