Skin problems associated with thyroid disease

Created 1998.


Overactivity and underactivity of the thyroid gland may result in alterations in skin, hair or the nails. This may be as a result of the abnormal level of thyroid hormone, or a consequence of an underlying condition.

DermNet NZ has divided these conditions into two topics:

Euthyroid refers to a normal amount of thyroid hormone.

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