Thyroid Disease

  • Michael B. Harper
  • E. J. MayeauxJr.

Abstract

Thyroid diseases are among the most common endocrine disorders.1 They may seriously affect patients’ health and are often chronic, requiring lifelong treatment and monitoring. This chapter reviews the most common thyroid problems, with emphasis on clinical presentation, diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up.

Keywords

Thyroid Cancer Thyroid Nodule Congenital Hypothyroidism Antithyroid Drug Thyroid Uptake 
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  • Michael B. Harper
  • E. J. MayeauxJr.

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