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What is Thyroid nodules?

What is Thyroid nodules?

  • Thyroid nodules: Enlargement of the THYROID GLAND that may increase from about 20 grams to hundreds of grams in human adults. Goiter is observed in individuals with normal thyroid function (euthyroidism), thyroid deficiency (HYPOTHYROIDISM), or hormone overproduction (HYPERTHYROIDISM). Goiter may be congenital or acquired, sporadic or endemic (GOITER, ENDEMIC).
    Source - Diseases Database

Thyroid nodules: Introduction

How serious is Thyroid nodules?

Complications of Thyroid nodules: see complications of Thyroid nodules

What causes Thyroid nodules?

Causes of Thyroid nodules: see causes of Thyroid nodules

What are the symptoms of Thyroid nodules?

Complications of Thyroid nodules: see complications of Thyroid nodules

Thyroid nodules: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Thyroid nodules.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Thyroid nodules.

How is it treated?

Treatments for Thyroid nodules: see treatments for Thyroid nodules
Research for Thyroid nodules: see research for Thyroid nodules

Name and Aliases of Thyroid nodules

Main name of condition: Thyroid nodules

Other names or spellings for Thyroid nodules:

Goitre, Goiter, Thyroid gland enlargement Source - Diseases Database

 

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