Items tagged “thyroid gland”

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Thyroid gland

The thyroid gland is an endocrine organ in the neck which is completely enveloped by pretracheal fascia (middle-layer of the deep cervical fascia) and lies in the visceral space.  Gross anatomy The thyroid extends from C5 to T1 and lies anterior to the thyroid and cricoid cartilages of the lar...
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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.  Epidemiology Typically affects middle-aged females (30-50 year age group with an F:M ratio of 10-15:1).  Cli...
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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. Variant anatomy During embryological development, the thyroid gland migrates down from the foramen cecum at the posterior aspect of the tongue to its permanent lo...
Case

Graves disease

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr 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 arteriovenou...
Case

Hashimoto thyroiditis

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

Thyroglossal duct cyst

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

Hemorrhagic thyroid cyst

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

Thyroid cancer metastasis

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Hani Salam
Published 27 Nov 2010
81% complete
UltrasoundCTNuclear medicineMRIX-ray
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Thyroid scan (I-123)

Thyroid scan (thyroid scintigraphy) 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
Dr Arshdeep Sidhu
Published 28 Feb 2013
69% complete
Nuclear medicine
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Retrosternal goiter

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

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

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Steve Lau
Published 30 Mar 2014
86% complete
CT
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Goiter causing tracheal compression

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

Lingual thyroid gland - multinodular goiter

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Mostafa El-Feky
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...

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