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Without a goitre

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Non-goitrous hypothyroidism is caused by decreased or absent thyroid tissue and may result from:

  • chronic autoimmune thyroiditis
  • thyroidectomy or treatment with radioactive iodine
  • thyroid agenesis or lingual thyroid
  • as part of panhypopituitarism
  • hypothalamic lesion with isolated TSH deficiency

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