Identifying Small Goiter

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This slideshow covers the basics of thyroid goitersan enlargement of the thyroid gland. Some goiters can become so large that you can easily see them when . - Small goiters that aren 't noticeable and don 't cause problems A biopsy of a thyroid nodule is very accurate in determining if it 's cancerous.. - Thyroid cancer accounts for only a small percentage of thyroid nodules. A few thyroid nodules are cancerous malignant , but determining .

Treatment. For patients with thyroid enlargement goiter or hypothyroidism, thyroid hormone therapy is clearly needed, since proper dosage corrects any symptoms due to thyroid hormone deficiency and may decrease the goiter's size..Diagnosis. A physician experienced in the diagnosis and treatment of thyroid disease can detect a goiter due to Hashimoto's thyroiditis by performing a physical examination and can recognize hypothyroidism by identifying characteristic symptoms, finding typical physical signs, and doing appropriate laboratory tests..QUARTERLY MEDICAL REVIEW Vol. 59, No. 1 January - March 2008 THYROID DISORDERS Dr. Prakash P. Shilotri, M.S., F.I.C.S., Professor and Head Dept. of General Surgery and Endocrine Surgery,.OVERVIEW. The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland in the middle of the neck, located below the larynx voice box and above the clavicles collarbones .Thyroid nodules are round or oval-shaped areas within the thyroid that can be caused by a number of conditions, most of which are not serious..

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    OVERVIEW. The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland in the middle of the neck, located below the larynx voice box and above the clavicles collarbones .Thyroid nodules are round or oval-shaped areas within the thyroid that can be caused by a number of conditions, most of which are not serious.This topic discusses the tests that may be performed on thyroid .

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