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We found 16 results for Thyroid Gland
  1. Thyroid Cancer Discusses causes and symptoms of thyroid cancer. Covers factors that increase risk, including exposure to radiation. Discusses diagnosis and treatment with surgery, radioactive iodine, and thyroid hormone therapy.
  2. Thyroid and Parathyroid Ultrasound Covers imaging test to check the thyroidgland and parathyroid glands. Includes info on problems test checks for, such as lumps in the thyroidgland or enlarged thyroid and parathyroid glands. Covers how it is done. Discusses possible results.
  3. Thyroid Biopsy
  4. Thyroid Hormones
  5. Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone (TSH) Discusses blood test used to check for thyroidgland problems. Explains how TSH causes thyroidgland to make hormones that help control metabolism. Covers how it is done and test results.
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  7. Thyroid Hormone Tests Looks at various tests used to check how well the thyroidgland is working. Covers what results might mean. Also looks at what might affect a test. Offers links to info on other tests that might be useful, including thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) test.
  8. Hyperthyroidism Discusses hyperthyroidism and what happens to the body's metabolism if the thyroidgland is overactive. Explains how Graves' disease usually causes an overactive thyroid. Describes symptoms. Covers exams and tests to diagnose it. Provides info on treatment.
  9. Thyroid Surgery
  10. Thyroid Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI]
  11. Thyroid Scan
  12. Types of Thyroid Cancer
  13. Thyroid Hormone Production and Function
  14. Thyroid Scan: Understanding the Test Learn what happens before and during a thyroid scan and what the test looks for.
  15. Radioactive Iodine Uptake Test
  16. Hormones Has info on hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, and thyroid tests. Also has links to info on PMS and polycystic ovary syndrome.

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