Free OBGYN Board Review Questions of the Week – Pregnancy Thyroid Values

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Free board review question of the week pregnancy thyroid values

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This week’s case-based question:

A 30-year-old gravida 2 para 1001 woman presents at 8 weeks of gestation for an initial prenatal visit. She developed postpartum thyroiditis following her first delivery 2 years ago, but it spontaneously resolved. Along with routine initial prenatal laboratory studies, you order a thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) value, which reveals a level of 3.0 mIU/L.

What is your next step?

Answer Options

Nothing further; her TSH level is normal for the first trimester of pregnancy.
Obtain free thyroxine (T4) level
Begin levothyroxine.
Recheck TSH level in the second trimester.

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