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Updated guideline gives new recommendations on thyroid dysfunction in pregnancy

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Pregnant women with subclinical hypothyroidism should be treated with levothyroxine, according to an updated guideline from the Endocrine Society. Additional evidence-based recommendations on diagnosing and treating thyroid dysfunction during pregnancy and in the postpartum interval, including new guidance on avoiding maternal hepatic toxicity with propylthiouracil, are provided.

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