The evaluation of hyperthyroidism includes a history and physical exam.
Physical findings in someone with hyperthyroidism include:
- Elevated body temperature
- High blood pressure
- Muscles weakness
- Prominent eyes
- Rapid heart rate
- Swollen thyroid
Tests that may be used to evaluate hyperthyroidism include:
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