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thyroid

1. of or relating to the thyroid gland
2. of or relating to the largest cartilage of the larynx
4. the powdered preparation made from the thyroid gland of certain animals, used to treat hypothyroidism
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thyroid

[′thī‚rȯid]
(pharmacology)
Dried and powdered thyroid gland which contains about 0.2% iodine in combination, especially as thyroxine, and is used therapeutically in the treatment of thyroid deficiencies.
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Correlation of fine needle aspiration cytology with histopathology in the diagnosis of solitary thyroid nodule.
Reference intervals for those in the first trimester for thyroid stimulating hormone was 0.05-2.8uIU/ml, for free tetra-iodothyronine14.4-22.7pmol/l and total tri-iodothyronine1.5-3.3nmol/l.
Having too much or too little thyroid hormone can cause changes in weight, appetite, body temperature, and heart rate.
Conclusion: A high proportion of type 2 diabetic patients had undiagnosed thyroid disorders and Subclinical hypothyroidism was the most frequent thyroid disorder.
Papillary thyroid cancer is the most common type of thyroid cancer, and it is the one that has been skyrocketing in the United States and elsewhere.
Untreated thyroid disease raises the risk for heart problems because LDL ("bad cholesterol") levels tend to rise in people with the condition.
Two days later, thyroid hormones decreased significantly with T3 149.4 ng/dl and FT4 2.54ng/dl.
Most of the thyroid disorders are autoimmune in nature i.e.
To track this down your doctor will ask if there's any thyroid disease in your family, if you have an autoimmune disease where your body has attacked your thyroid gland, or if your thyroid gland has spontaneously become overactive.
Suspicious features for malignancy include irregular shape, irregular margins, micro-calcifications, depth greater than width, and markedly hypoechoic solid lesions.9 The British Thyroid Association (BTA) classified TNs into 5 categories; U1 = normal thyroid gland, U2 = benign TN, U3 = intermediate/equivocal TN, U4 = suspicious TN, and U5 = malignant TN.10 Both EU-TIRADS and BTA help physicians and radiologists in predicting the nature of thyroid lesions and selecting patients for fine-needle aspiration (FNA) cytology.
After being absorbed into our bloodstream by our intestine, iodine is collected by our thyroid gland because it is needed in the production of thyroid hormones.
Talking to PTV news Senior Physician Dr Ijaz Vohra said, 'Thyroid cancer' cases across the world including our country have been rising evidence indicates this could be more due to improved detection rates rather than an actual increase in disease occurrence.