What is a Goiter? The Symptoms & Treatment Options

Goiter is a condition that causes the thyroid gland to grow larger. The thyroid gland is a butterfly-shaped, small gland situated in the neck below Adam’s apple. What are the indications and signs of a goiter? The following are the primary symptoms of goiter: A bulge in the front of the neck, below Adam’s apple. Tightness in the […]

SAVE YOUR THYROID GLAND WITH RADIOFREQUENCY

Thyroid nodules are abnormal enlargements, almost always benign in nature, that can occur in the thyroid gland, located in the front of the larynx and trachea. About 95% of nodules are benign in nature, only about 5% are malignant. Among the latter the most frequent (70-80%) are the papillary thyroid microcarcinomas. Benign nodules and malignant […]

THERMOABLATIVE THERAPIES ARE EFFECTIVE FOR THE TREATMENT OF MICROPAPILLARY THYROID CANCER

The thyroid gland is commonly excised totally or partially to remove micropapillary cancer, the most common low-aggression thyroid cancer (1) Currently, thyroid cancer is the fourth most common cancer by incidence in females, but projections through 2030 show that thyroid cancer will become the second most common cancer in females after breast cancer and the […]

GRAVES’ DISEASE

INTRODUCTION Graves Basedow’s disease is the most frequent cause of hyperthyroidism with incidence between 1.5 and 3% of the population. Graves Basedow’s disease mainly affects the female sex, with a male/female ratio of 1:5-1:10. It can occur at any age, but is more frequent between 30 and 40 years and over 60 years. SYMPTOMS The […]

What is a thyroid nodule?

The term thyroid nodule refers to an abnormal growth of thyroid cells that form a mass within the thyroid gland. About 95% of thyroid nodules are benign. About 5% of thyroid nodules contain malignant cells (thyroid cancer). In order to diagnose and treat thyroid cancer early, most thyroid nodules require careful clinical evaluation by the […]

What is the thyroid

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The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped endocrine gland located in the lower anterior region of the neck, in front of the trachea. It is composed of two portions called lobes, the right lobe and the left lobe, connected to each other by a thin flap of thyroid parenchyma, called the isthmus. The main role of the […]