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Glossary for Swollen thyroid gland

Medical terms related to Swollen thyroid gland or mentioned in this section include:

  • Breath symptoms: Breath-related symptoms including breath odor
  • Breathing symptoms: Symptoms affecting the breathing systems.
  • Endocrine symptoms: Symptoms affecting the endocrine system such as hormones.
  • Face symptoms: Symptoms affecting the face
  • Goiter: An enlargement of the thyroid gland
  • Graves disease: A condition which is an autoimmune disease that affects the thyroid resulting hyperthyroidism
  • Hashimoto's thyroiditis: Hashimoto thyroiditis is characterized by the destruction of thyroid cells by various cell- and antibody-mediated immune processes. Patients with Hashimoto thyroiditis have antibodies to various thyroid antigens, the most frequently detected of which include antithyroid peroxidase (anti-TPO), antithyroglobulin (anti-Tg), and, to a lesser extent, TSH receptor-blocking antibodies.
  • Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
  • Lymphoma: Any neoplastic disorder that occurs in lymphoid tissue
  • Mouth symptoms: Symptoms of the mouth or oral area.
  • Neck swelling: Swelling in or around the neck
  • Neck symptoms: Symptoms affecting the neck
  • Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
  • Pendred syndrome: An inherited condition characterized by hearing loss and goiter formation. The enlarged thyroid gland often continuges to function normally.
  • Pregnancy symptoms: Symptoms related to pregnancy.
  • Respiratory symptoms: Symptoms affecting the breathing systems.
  • Subacute Thyroiditis: A self-limiting, virally induced inflammation of the thyroid characterised by a febrile illness and swelling of the thyroid, with subsequent damage to the thyroid tissue causing leakage of thyroid hormones into the circulation
  • Swelling symptoms: Symptoms causing swelling or enlargement.
  • Swollen thyroid gland in pregnancy: A swollen thyroid gland in pregnancy is the enlargement with or without tenderness of the thyroid gland of a woman who is pregnant.
  • Throat symptoms: Symptoms affecting the throat
  • Thyroid -- Teratogenic Agent: There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Thyroid during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Thyroid disease: Any medical condition which affects the thyroid
  • Thyroid disorders: Any medical condition which affects the thyroid
  • Thyroid problems: Any condition which affects the thyroid
  • Thyroid symptoms: Symptoms affecting the thyroid gland
  • Thyroiditis: Inflammation of the thyroid gland.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Swollen thyroid gland:

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