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DEAR DR. DONOHUE: I recently read your answer to a person whose doctor suggested radioactive iodine for hyperthyroidism. I was disappointed that you did not mention antithyroid drugs. Two years ago, I was diagnosed with Graves disease. My endocrinologist wanted to do the radioactive iodine treatment.
By Mittra, Erik S Niederkohr, Ryan D; Rodriguez, C
By Delikoukos, Stylianos Mantzos, Fotios Isolated thyroid gland injury due to blunt neck trauma is uncommon and rarely complicated by thyroid storm in patients without known hyperthyroidism.
By Perez-Lopez, Faustino R Abstract Iodine is a trace element essential for synthesis of the thyroid hormones, triiodothyronine and thyroxine. These hormones play a vital role in the early growth and development stages of most organs, especially the brain.
By Herndon, Mark D Christie, D Benjamin; Ayoub, Macram M; Duggan, A Daniel A thyroid abscess is an infrequently encountered condition with a rarity that is attributable to anatomic and physiologic characteristics of the gland that impart a unique quality of infection resistance.
By Attia, Abdel Hamid; Youssef, Dalia; Hassan, Neamat; El-Meligui, Mohamed; Et al Abstract Objective. To evaluate the functional status of the thyroid gland in apparently euthyroid women with dysfunctional uterine bleeding. Materials and methods.
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The thyroid gland is an endocrine gland located anterior to the trachea and inferior to the thyroid cartilage. It is butterfly shaped with three lobes that make it the largest endocrine organ in the body. Its primary function is to control the body’s metabolism by regulating how quickly the body uses energy, proteins, and hormones. The two lateral lobes are connected by the middle lobe called the isthmus, which lies directly on top of the trachea. The entire gland is enclosed in a...
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