A Summary of the Consensus for the Management of Thyroid Disorders in Malaysia


  • Suehazlyn Zainudin Faculty of Medicine, National University Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Zanariah Hussein Putrajaya Hospital, Putrajaya, Malaysia
  • Mohammad Yazid Jalaludin Faculty of Medicine, University Malaya Medical Centre, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
  • Wong Ming Faculty of Medicine, National University Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Lim Shueh Lin Penang General Hospital, Penang, Malaysia
  • Malik Mumtaz Island Hospital, Penang, Malaysia
  • Rokiah Pendek Faculty of Medicine, University Malaya Medical Centre, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
  • Mafauzy Mohamed School of Health Sciences, Hospital Universiti Sains Malaysia, Kota Baru, Kelantan, Malaysia
  • Amir Khir Penang Medical College, Penang, Malaysia


Thyroid disorders are amongst one of the most common endocrine diseases in Malaysia. In 1998, a taskforce consisting of experts in the field of thyroidology was set up to develop consensus recommendations for the management of thyroid disorders in the country based on available scientific evidence at that point in time. The following article summarizes the recommendations put together by the task force incorporating some of the recent available evidence with regards to the treatment of thyroid disorders.


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How to Cite

Zainudin, S., Hussein, Z., Jalaludin, M. Y., Ming, W., Lin, L. S., Mumtaz, M., Pendek, R., Mohamed, M., & Khir, A. (2014). A Summary of the Consensus for the Management of Thyroid Disorders in Malaysia. Journal of the ASEAN Federation of Endocrine Societies, 27(1), 40. Retrieved from https://asean-endocrinejournal.org/index.php/JAFES/article/view/11



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