Items tagged “thyroid”

77 results found
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Lingual thyroid

Axial - with cont...
 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad
Published 15 Dec 2012
74% complete
CT
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Disappearing "halo" on thyroid ultrasound

A mixed solid cys...
 Diagnosis not applicable
Dr Garth Kruger
Published 24 Feb 2013
54% complete
Ultrasound
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Intact "halo" on thyroid ultrasound

Solid homogeneous...
 Diagnosis not applicable
Dr Garth Kruger
Published 24 Feb 2013
47% complete
Ultrasound
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Graves disease (thyroid scintigraphy)

 Diagnosis probable
Dr Arshdeep Sidhu
Published 28 Feb 2013
69% complete
Nuclear medicine
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Colloid cyst of thyroid

 Diagnosis certain
Dr David Cuete
Published 02 May 2013
92% complete
CT
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Bovine arch with thyroidea ima artery

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Henry Knipe
Published 13 Oct 2013
98% complete
CT
Article

Zuckerkandl tubercle

Zuckerkandl tubercle is a normal variant of the thyroid and may be mistaken for a thyroid nodule, mass or lymph node. It is a projection of normal thyroid tissue from the posterior aspect of the lateral lobes of the thyroid gland.  The tubercle is also an important surgical landmark due to its ...
Article

Colloid nodule (thyroid)

Colloid nodules are non-neoplastic benign nodules occurring within the thyroid gland. They form the vast majority of nodular thyroid disease. Pathology Colloid nodules are composed of irregularly enlarged follicles containing abundant colloid. Some colloid nodules can be cystic (cystic colloid...
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Papillary thyroid carcinoma

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Garth Kruger
Published 26 Jun 2014
63% complete
Article

Multinodular goiter

Multinodular goiter (commonly abbreviated to MNG) is defined as an enlarged thyroid gland (i.e. goiter) due to multiple nodules which may have normal, decreased or increased function.  Terminology When increased activity and hyperthyroidism are present then the condition is referred to a toxic...
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Iodinated contrast-induced thyrotoxicosis

Iodinated contrast-induced thyrotoxicosis is rare and may occur in patients with pre-existing thyroid disease and through complications of thyrotoxicosis (e.g. cardiac arrhythmia) may be fatal. Patients with a normal thyroid gland are unaffected.  Patients with existing thyrotoxicosis should no...
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Goiter

Goiter (rarely thyromegaly) refers to enlargement of the thyroid gland. It can occur from multiple conditions. Clearly the absence of thyroid enlargement does not preclude significant thyroid pathology. The definition of a goiter depends on age and sex; below are the upper limits of normal for ...
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Multinodular goiter

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Henry Knipe
Published 20 Nov 2014
82% complete
UltrasoundNuclear medicine
Article

Gene expression classifier

A gene expression classifier (GEC) test is a developing technology in the analysis of indeterminate thyroid nodules, using cells from a fine needle aspiration. The most common commercially available GEC in the United States is known as AFIRMA. The test is designed to use molecular markers to he...
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Heterogeneous thyroid echotexture

Heterogeneous echogenicity of the thyroid gland is a non-specific finding and is associated with conditions diffusely affecting the thyroid gland. These include: Hashimoto thyroiditis Graves disease
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Sarcoidosis of thyroid

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Gaurav Som Prakash Gupta
Published 31 Dec 2014
95% complete
CTUltrasoundX-ray
Article

Thyroid lymphoma

Thyroid lymphoma is rare, accounting for a minority of both thyroid malignancies and lymphoma in general.  The thyroid may be affected primarily or secondary to lymphoma elsewhere. This article is concerned with primary thyroid lymphoma.  Epidemiology Thyroid lymphoma accounts for <5% of thyr...
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Microlobulated margin of thyroid nodule: metastasis to thyroid

Note the microlob...
 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Prat-Matifoll
Published 31 Dec 2014
79% complete
Ultrasound

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