Definition: 'Masked Hyperthyroidism'
masked hyperthyroidismType: Term
1. hyperthyroidism occurring without the usual manifestations, especially lack of hyperactivity and ocular findings, often with hypoactivity, even somnolence. Manifestation can be limited to heart failure.
The definition information for masked hyperthyroidism is provided by Stedman's. You can search our medical dictionary here.
Stedman's, part of Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, provides a comprehensive line of health-science publications for healthcare professionals and medical students.