nodular goiter


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nodular goiter

[′näj·ə·lər ′gȯid·ər]
(medicine)
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4%) with FNMTC had concurrent nodular goiters and 29 patients (13.
When the cases diagnosed with diffuse or nodular goiter before the pregnancy (n=23) were investigated; it was observed that 14 cases were diagnosed with euthyroid diffuse goiter and iodine was added to their diets and 10 of them used L-thyroxine treatment for a while.
Data for patients with Graves' disease and toxic nodular goiter are presented in Tables No.
Congenital iodide transport deficit (ITD) is an infrequent autosomic recessive condition characterized by inability of the thyroid gland to maintain a concentration gradient of iodide between the plasma and the thyroid follicular cell, resulting in hypothyroidism, diffuse or nodular goiter, and little or no uptake of radioiodine.
Thus the only risk with large doses of iodine may be nodular goiter, which can be easily diagnosed by a competent physical examination.
In nodular goiter individual cells, follicles or groups of follicles with Hurthle cell cytology may be encountered.
No matter where it comes from, iodine can cause big trouble for thyroid patients, even those with "cured" hyperthyroidism or simply a nodular goiter.
The sensitivity, specificity, positive predictive value, and negative predictive value of “onion skin-liked sign” in predicting nodular goiter with fibrosis were 73.
Further studies with a larger number of cases may be required either to establish or refuse the probable relationship of serum TSH level with malignancy in patients with nodular goiter.
1-3 Benign nodular goiter constitutes the most common endocrine disorder requiring surgical treatment, especially in places with a high prevalence of dietary iodine deficiency.

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