Table 2

Results of thyroid function tests at presentation.

Patient TSH (0.3–6 μu/ml) T4 (total) (5–12 μg/dl) TG-Ab TPO-Ab
11.818.4 2.9 (0.3–1 IU/ml)>30 (0.3–1 IU/ml)
20.4210.2 1.7 (0.3–1 IU/ml)13.2 (0.3–1 IU/ml)
30.5210.416.9 (0.3–1 IU/ml)22.1 (0.3–1 IU/ml)
40.459.6 1.8 (0.3–1 IU/ml) 3.7 (0.3–1 IU/ml)
50.866.2 1.5 (0.3–1 IU/ml) 2 (0.3–1 IU/ml)
63.876.5<20 (<35 IU/ml)82.7 (<35 IU/ml)
  • TSH=Thyroid stimulating hormone; T4=thyroxine; TG-Ab=thyroglobulin antibody, TPO-Ab=thyroperoxidase antibody; normal values are given in parentheses.