Evaluation of Patients With Thyroid Disorders

Conditions Phase Intervention Type


Ages Eligible for Study
Genders Eligible for Study


Hyperthyroidism, Hypothyroidism, and Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone Secreting Pituitary Adenomas


National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)

Inclusion Criteria

Patients of any age with known or suspected thyroid abnormalities may be included in this
study. These disorders can be broadly defined as hyper- or hypothyroid states and
laboratory abnormalities.

Exclusion Criteria

Detailed Description

Participants in this study will be patients diagnosed with or suspected to have a thyroid function disorder. These conditions may include: hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, thyroid hormone resistance, Graves' Dermopathy, and thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) secreting pituitary adenomas. The main purpose of this study is to further understand the natural history, clinical presentation, and genetics of thyroid function disorders. Many of the tests performed are in the context of standard medical care that is offered to all patients with thyroid function disorders. In addition, blood and tissue samples may be taken for research and genetic studies.

Contacts and Locations

Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00001159


  • National Institutes of Health Clinical Center, 9000 Rockville Pike
    Bethesda, Maryland United States

    Status: Recruiting

    Contact info For more information at the NIH Clinical Center contact Office of Patient Recruitment (OPR)

Overall Contact

Joanna Klubo-Gwiezdzinska, M.D.
(301) 496-5052

Overall Contact Backup

Craig S Cochran, R.N.
(301) 402-1880