Case Studies in Thyroid Dysfunction and Pregnancy

Clin Obstet Gynecol. 2019 Jun;62(2):388-397. doi: 10.1097/GRF.0000000000000446.


This chapter represents a selection of 8 clinical scenarios that may commonly be encountered. They help summarize some of the literature and teaching points of the previous chapters. They are not meant to represent every possible presentation of thyroid disease, but rather to present common symptoms and findings that may aid a clinician in making a diagnosis or in selecting initial treatment.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Antithyroid Agents / therapeutic use
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis / diagnosis
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis / therapy
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Methimazole / therapeutic use
  • Preconception Care
  • Pregnancy
  • Pregnancy Complications / diagnosis*
  • Pregnancy Complications / therapy*
  • Propylthiouracil / therapeutic use
  • Thyroid Diseases / diagnosis*
  • Thyroid Diseases / therapy*
  • Thyroid Function Tests


  • Antithyroid Agents
  • Methimazole
  • Propylthiouracil