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Goiter Nodules

Goiter Nodules

A swelling in the neck due to an enlarged thyroid gland is called a goitre. Worldwide, the most common cause of thyroid goiter is iodine deficiency. However, this is becoming a rarer cause because iodine is now present in drinking water and some...

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Thyroid Biopsy FNA

Thyroid Biopsy FNA

Thyroid nodules are a common clinical problem and of concern due to the potential for malignancy, with thyroid cancer diagnoses more than doubling since 1990. While most thyroid nodules are benign, malignancy rates ranging from 3 to 17% have been...

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Acquired Hypothyroidism

Acquired Hypothyroidism

Acquired Hypothyroidism Most commonly caused by autoimmune hypothyroidism (Hashimoto thyroiditis), acquired hypothyroidism is four times more prevalent in girls, with half of cases having a familial history. Acquired hypothyroidism most commonly...

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