What Controls Thyroid Growth — That is, Thyroid Size?
As an introduction to this conference, a physiologically oriented summary of factors controling thyroid size may be of interest, before analysis of factors controling growth at the molecular level. I have conceived of this as a series of levels of controls layered one on top of the other, in what might be called the cortex-hypothalamus-pituitary-thyroid-peripheral tissue axis.
KeywordsThyroid Hormone Thyroid Gland Thyroid Hormone Receptor American Thyroid Association Thyroid Growth
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