goitre

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goitre

(US), goiter
Pathol a swelling of the thyroid gland, in some cases nearly doubling the size of the neck, usually caused by under- or overproduction of hormone by the gland
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131]I), hypothyroidism, and simple diffuse goiter suggest a misunderstanding of our study findings.
The finding that LBPs perform better than do conventional smears for benign goiters is not consistent with the suggestion some make that the key diagnostic features of watery colloid, larger-sized tissue fragments, or an inability to quantify the amount of colloid make LBPs suboptimal for the diagnosis of goiters.
Pathologic examination of the excised tissue revealed a multinodular goiter in 7 patients and diffuse Hashimoto thyroiditis in the other.
A simple or endemic goiter is associated with iodine deficiency due to insufficient iodine intake.
While studying various factors predicting outcome after RAI in a cohort of 813 hyperthyroid patients, findings were that the gender, goiters of medium and large size, and severity of hyperthyroidism were also significant independent prognostic factors for cure after a single dose of RAI.
There's no question that iodized salt worked to stop goiters during a time when the entire family liberally used salt, causing mothers to buy another canister every couple of months.
2) The most cost-effective and widely used method to prevent goiter and cretinism has been the use of iodised salt; alternative methods include iodised oil injections, iodised bread and iodised water.
Long-term dietary iodine replacement at levels recommended by the FDA and WHO may decrease the size of iodine-deficient goiters in very young children and pregnant women and is indicated for all patients with iodine deficiency.
TSH, antibodies to thyroperoxidase and thyroglobulin, and the prevalence of goiter as identified on ultrasound examination in 50 women with breast cancer and 30 age-matched healthy controls.
Ugly goiters were seen everywhere in the middle west.
When it was discovered in the '20s that almost 40 percent of some 65,000 children examined in Michigan had early goiters, and surveys in neighboring states produced similar results, health authorities rose to the challenge.
On the TMA, 4 cases were positive for CK 19, which included 1 of 8 follicular thyroid carcinomas (FTCs), 1 of 26 follicular adenomas, 1 of 25 goiters, 1 of 13 Graves disease cases, and none of the normal thyroids.