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WEEK 7 CASE STUDIES Points Possible = 18 Points Received ______________ CASE STUDY A 32-year-old woman is referred for treatment of hyperlipidemia. Her cholesterol and triglycerides are high, despite treatment with lipid lowering medication. She is complaining of hair loss, dry skin, and has a hoarseness to her voice. She complains of cold intolerance and fatigue. Her physical exam reveals an enlarged thyroid gland. 1. What test will be ordered to screen for thyroid disease? 2.What you expect her TSH to be? Her Free T4? 3.What might be the most common cause of her disease? 4.What other laboratory test would be ordered to determine Hashimoto Thyroiditis? What would you expect the result to be?

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