Items tagged “thyroid gland”

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Thyroid gland

The thyroid gland is a single midline endocrine organ in the anterior neck responsible for thyroid hormone production which lies in the visceral space completely enveloped by pretracheal fascia (middle layer of the deep cervical fascia). Gross anatomy The thyroid extends from C5 to T1 and lies...
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Hashimoto thyroiditis

Hashimoto thyroiditis, also known as lymphocytic thyroiditis or chronic autoimmune thyroiditis, is a subtype of autoimmune thyroiditis. It is one of the most common thyroid disorders and causes of hypothyroidism 17. Epidemiology Hashimoto thyroiditis affects ~2% of all women (F:M = 10-15:1), m...
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Ectopic thyroid

An ectopic thyroid gland is one which is located in a location other than the normal position anterior to the laryngeal cartilages. Terminology Ectopic tissue refers to the tissue located outside its normal anatomical position whereas accessory tissue refers to extra tissue located remotely fr...
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Graves disease

  Diagnosis almost certain
Erik Ranschaert
Published 28 Sep 2010
75% complete
Ultrasound
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Thyroid inferno

Thyroid inferno refers to the color Doppler appearance of the thyroid gland in active Graves disease (inclusive of variants such as Marine-Lenhart syndrome) and consists of multiple small areas of color flow seen diffusely throughout the gland representing increased vascularity and arteriovenous...
Case

Hashimoto thyroiditis

  Diagnosis probable
Erik Ranschaert
Published 13 Oct 2010
63% complete
Ultrasound
Case

Thyroglossal duct cyst

  Diagnosis probable
The Radswiki
Published 20 Oct 2010
41% complete
Ultrasound
Case

Hemorrhagic thyroid cyst

  Diagnosis certain
Maulik S Patel
Published 19 Nov 2010
91% complete
Ultrasound
Case

Thyroid cancer metastasis

  Diagnosis certain
Hani M. Al Salam
Published 27 Nov 2010
85% complete
X-ray Ultrasound MRI Nuclear medicine CT
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Thyroid scintigraphy (I-123)

Thyroid scintigraphy (thyroid scan) is a nuclear medicine examination used to evaluate thyroid tissue.  Clinical indications functional status of a thyroid nodule thyrotoxicosis: differential diagnosis thyroid cancer whole body scan for distant metastases estimation of local residual thyro...
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Thyroid imaging reporting and data system (TI-RADS)

Thyroid imaging reporting and data system (TI-RADS) refers to any of several risk stratification systems for thyroid lesions, usually based on ultrasound features, with a structure modelled off BI-RADS. The following article describes the initial iterations proposed by individual research groups...
Case

Graves disease (thyroid scintigraphy)

  Diagnosis probable
Arshdeep Sidhu
Published 28 Feb 2013
69% complete
Nuclear medicine
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Retrosternal goiter

  Diagnosis certain
Ahmed Abdrabou
Published 15 Dec 2013
92% complete
CT
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Thyroid gland laceration secondary to trauma

  Diagnosis certain
Steve Lau
Published 26 Mar 2014
86% complete
CT
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Thyroid mass with tracheal deviation

  Diagnosis certain
Steve Lau
Published 30 Mar 2014
89% complete
CT
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Goiter causing tracheal compression

  Diagnosis certain
Steve Lau
Published 14 Apr 2014
77% complete
CT
Case

Lingual thyroid gland - multinodular goiter

  Diagnosis almost certain
Mostafa Elfeky
Published 18 Mar 2017
77% complete
CT
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Radiation-induced thyroid cancer

Radiation-induced thyroid cancer is an important etiology of thyroid cancer.  Epidemiology Information about radiation-induced thyroid malignancies comes from several long-term cohort studies along with some case-controlled studies and their subsequent meta-analyzes. Although these studies var...
Case

Accessory thyroid gland

  Diagnosis probable
Abenezer Zinaye
Published 08 Oct 2022
71% complete
CT
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Dermoid cyst- infrahyoid

  Diagnosis certain
Ashesh Ishwarlal Ranchod
Published 09 May 2023
95% complete
CT Ultrasound

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