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AuthorMcDougall, I. Ross. author
TitleThyroid Disease in Clinical Practice [electronic resource] / by I. Ross McDougall
ImprintBoston, MA : Springer US : Imprint: Springer, 1992
Connect tohttp://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4899-2881-8
Descript XI, 332 p. online resource

SUMMARY

physieal and mental can distort thyroid funcยญ Thyroid diseases are common. They indude hyper- and hypothyroidism, enlargement of tion tests so that thyroid dysfunction is diaยญ the gland both diffuse and nodular, solitary gnosed inappropriately. This is addressed in nodules both benign and malignant, inยญ Chapter 12 with adviee that should deยญ crease this occurrence. Because radiation flammatory diseases, rare congenital defects to the thyroid can cause dinieally relevant in structure and inborn errors in function. thyroid disease and because some of the Many are simple to diagnose and treat, others are not. The literature often comยญ diagnostic tests and treatments involve plicates rather than simplifies issues. My inยญ administration of radioactive iodine to the tention is to use personal experience, the patient, Chapter 13 brings together some teaching of others and distillation of the aspects of radiation biology in relation the literature as the basis for a text which will the thyroid


CONTENT

1 Thyroid structure, development and developmental abnormalities -- 2 Thyroid physiology -- 3 Tests of thyroid function -- 4 Clinical examination -- 5 Hyperthyroidism -- 6 Hypothyroidism -- 7 Management of thyroid nodules -- 8 Thyroid cancer -- 9 Thyroiditis -- 10 Simple goitre (non-endemic, non-toxic goitre) and multinodular goitre -- 11 Iodine deficiency disorders, endemic goitre and endemic cretinism -- 12 Changes in thyroid function tests in physical and psychiatric diseases -- 13 Radiation and the thyroid


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