Image IQ: Weight Gain, Fatigue, and Cold Sensitivity ...Can You Diagnose This Patient?

May 5, 2020

A 25-year-old female visited her primary care physician complaining about weight gain over the past 2 and a half months. She has not had any changes with diet or exercise, yet she has gained 10 pounds. She also has had chronic fatigue over this period and has recurring constipation. Her skin appears pale and she mentions feeling extreme cold sensitivity, even when the temperature of a room feels fine to others.

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A 25-year-old female visited her primary care physician complaining about weight gain over the past 2 and a half months. She has not had any changes with diet or exercise, yet she has gained 10 pounds. She also has had chronic fatigue over this period and has recurring constipation. Her skin appears pale and she mentions feeling extreme cold sensitivity, even when the temperature of a room feels fine to others. Can you diagnose the patient? Use the Differential Builder in VisualDx to help you.

A. Depression
B. Hypothyroidism
C. Anemia
D. Infection

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