A 49-year-old female asked:
What does a hi thyroglobulin antigen and hi tsh indicate? the thyroglobulin antibodies and free t3 (liothyronine) and t4 were normal
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Endocrinology 48 years experience
Subclinical hypothyroidism: A high TSH level with normal T4 and T3 (liothyronine) levels suggest a diagnosis of subclinical hypothyroidism. Thyroglobulin levels may be normal in this setting. However I would check thyroid peroxidase antibodies and possibly TSH receptor antibodies to rule out underlying autoimmune thyroiditis. I am not sure what is meant by thyroglobulin antigen. Do you mean quantitative thyroglobulin level?
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