PT Question of the Week - Tired Patient


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A 55-year-old woman complains of progressively feeling tired and exhausted all the time. She also reports an increasing constipation problem and is frequently cold when others are hot. Upon closer inspection, you notice that her skin is dry, she has bradycardia, and she has a swelling sensation in her neck. Which of the following conditions best describes these findings?

  1. Hypothyroidism
  2. Hyperthyroidism
  3. Hypoparathyroidism
  4. Hyperparathyroidism

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