Goiter and Thyroid Nodules

by Carlo Raj, MD

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    The lecture Goiter and Thyroid Nodules by Carlo Raj, MD is from the course Thyroid Gland Disorders.

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    1. Foods/drugs that suppress synthesis of thyroid hormone.
    2. Antigens to thyroid tissue, causing an enlarged thyroid.
    3. The autoimmune process that causes goiters.
    4. Enzymes that break down goiters and return thyroid to normal size.
    5. Found inside thyroid nodules.
    1. It always denotes pathologic malfunctioning of thyroid.
    2. It can be physiologic.
    3. It is defined as large thyroid.
    4. It can be caused by lack of iodine.
    5. It can be caused by goitrogens.
    1. It is a focal area that does not take up iodine on RAI scan.
    2. It is always malignant.
    3. It shows diffuse RAI uptake.
    4. It is the most common cause of goiter.
    5. It is always substernal.
    1. Fine needle aspiration/biopsy
    2. Ultrasound
    3. TSH levels
    4. MRI
    5. RAI scan

    Author of lecture Goiter and Thyroid Nodules

     Carlo Raj, MD

    Carlo Raj, MD

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