Thyroid Disease

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Thyroid disorders for the most part are treatable; however, untreated thyroid disease can produce serious results in other parts of the body. Improved public awareness and understanding of thyroid disorders will enable patients and their families to cope more effectively with the sometimes disturbing course of thyroid illness.

Resources


Graves' Eye Disease (Ophthalmopathy)

Category : Patient / Practitioner / Thyroid Disease
Graves’ eye disease is an eye condition that occurs in about 50% of patients who currently have, or have had Graves’ hyperthyroidism if eyelid changes are included.

Hyperthyroidism (Thyrotoxicosis)

Category : Patient / Practitioner / Thyroid Disease
Technically, thyrotoxicosis refers to the presence of too much thyroid hormone in the body and hyperthyroidism is when thyrotoxicosis is due to overproduction of thyroid hormone by the thyroid gland.

Surgical Treatment of Thyroid Disease

Category : Patient / Practitioner / Thyroid Disease
Surgical treatment is still an essential part of the treatment of many thyroid conditions.

Thyroid Assessment Questionnaire

Category : Patient / Practitioner / Thyroid Disease
THYROID ASSESSMENT QUIZ | CHECK SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS | TEST FOR HYPOTHYROIDISM, HYPERTHYROIDISM AND AUTOIMMUNE DISORDERS

Thyroid Cancer

Category : Patient / Practitioner / Thyroid Disease

Thyroid Disease in Childhood

Category : Patient / Practitioner / Thyroid Disease
Most thyroid disease seen in adults also occur in children.

Thyroid Disease, Pregnancy and Fertility

Category : Patient / Practitioner / Thyroid Disease
Thyroid disease is not common during pregnancy.

Thyroid Disease: Hyperthyroidism and Hypothyroidism

Category : Patient / Practitioner / Thyroid Disease

Thyroid Nodules

Category : Patient / Practitioner / Thyroid Disease
A thyroid “nodule” is a localized “swelling” or “lump” within the thyroid gland.

Thyroiditis

Category : Patient / Practitioner / Thyroid Disease
Thyroiditis, or inflammation of the thyroid gland, has many causes.