Thyroid is an endocrine gland that works based on adequate quantities of exogenous iodine. Its hormones are necessary for growth, development and normal body metabolism. Primary hypothyroidism is one of the commonest endocrine disorders, which occurs about seven or eight times more often in females than in males. Here, I will present how thyroid works, what are its main disorders (and their clinical implications), and why there is a clear gender inequality in thyroid pathology.
Date: Monday, 5th December 2022
Place: Sala Cappella, ex Ospedale Militare, via Fabio Severo 40
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Stella Bernardi is MD, PhD, and Internal Medicine specialist working as Associate Professor of Endocrinology at UNITS. She is Head of the Endocrinology Service at Cattinara Teaching Hospital and Head of the Endocrinology Specialty School.Corsi e Conferenze