Benign Thyroid Enlargement

Benign thyroid enlargement

Overview A Goiter is an enlargement of the thyroid gland. The gland can be generally enlarged or have multiple growths (nodules) leading to enlargement of the whole thyroid gland. The latter is termed multinodular goiter (MNG). There are two forms of multinodular goiter: 1) nontoxic MNG and 2) toxic MNG. If the goiter makes normal amounts of thyroid hormone, it is…

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Thyroid Nodules

Hand touching throat of patient

Background What is a Thyroid Nodule? Signs and Symptoms Risk Factors Diagnosis What is Thyroid Biopsy? Bethesda Criteria Results of FNA Biopsy Summary

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