Hyperthyroidism DRG CategoT 300

Mean LOS 6.3 days Description MEDICAL Endocrine Disorders with CC I I yperthyroidism is a condition caused by excessive overproduction of thyroid hormone by the thyroid gland. The thyroid hormones (triidothyronine T3 and thyroxine T4 ), produced in the thyroid gland under the control of thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH), regulate the body's metabolism. Sustained thyroid hormone overproduction, therefore, causes a hypermetabolic state that affects most of the body organs, such as the heart,...