In this basic introductory course on thyroid diseases, Professor Michael Lazarus explores the physiology of the thyroid and the symptoms of thyroid diseases. The difference between benign and malignant thyroid carcinoma is an important topic that will be highlighted throughout the videos. In addition, the effects of hyperthyroidism will be covered extensively.
With the aid of case studies, you will learn how to use medical terminology accurately to describe different diseases of the thyroid. By the end of this course, you will understand the diagnosis and treatment of different types of thyroid diseases as well as the precautions for specific treatments.