nodular goiter


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Related to nodular goiter: multinodular goiter, nodular goitre, toxic nodular goiter

nodular goiter

[′näj·ə·lər ′gȯid·ər]
(medicine)
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There was no correlation between the pre-treatment RAI uptake and the development of hypothyroidism in patients with Graves' disease and those with toxic nodular goiter.
Radioactive iodine I-131 is increasingly being used as the first line therapy for treatment of hyperthyroidism both in patients with Graves' disease and toxic nodular goiter.
Patients with toxic nodular goiter are perceived to be relatively resistant to RAI and there is debate whether such patients should be treated with higher doses of RAI than those with Graves' disease.
The incidence of postablative hypothyroidism was 70% among patients with Graves' disease and 42% among patients with toxic nodular goiter.
Surgery is the mainstay of treatment for thyroid cancer and nodular goiter unresponsive to medical treatment.
6%) 10 Histopathological diagnosis Nodular goiter 70 (52.
Additionally, 5 patients with nodular goiter or MNG were taking L-thyroxine as suppressive therapy.
Children present with diffuse goiters, while adults present with nodular goiters.
Of the breast cancer patients, 12 had diffuse goiters and 13 had nodular goiters, compared to 1 and 2 of the control patients, respectively, both significant differences.

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