Thyroid Disease in Adults

This book is a comprehensive guide to the assessment and management of adults with thyroid disorders in daily clinical practice. All important aspects and disorders are considered. Relevant information on basic anatomy, embryology, immunology, and physiology is included to provide a better basis for...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Authors: Nyström, Ernst, Berg, Gertrud E. B. (Author), Jansson, Svante K.G. (Author), Torring, Ove (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Berlin, Heidelberg Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011, 2011
Edition:1st ed. 2011
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Biochemical investigations
  • Other investigations
  • Clinical investigation of the thyroid
  • Iodine and the thyroid gland in health and sickness
  • Autoimmunity and the thyroid gland
  • Growth regulation of the thyroid gland
  • Thyroiditis, pathogenesis
  • Causes of hypothyroidism
  • Symptoms of hypothyroidism
  • Threatment of hypothyroidism
  • Subclinical hypothyroidism
  • Myxoedema coma
  • Causes of thyrotoxicosis
  • Symptoms of thyrotoxicosis
  • Treatment options in hyperthyroidism
  • Graves’ disease
  • Thyroid-associated ophthalmopathy
  • Autonomous adenoma
  • Toxic multinodular goitre
  • Subclinical thyrotoxicosis
  • Thyrotoxicosis in the elderly
  • Thyrotoxic crisis/thyroid storm
  • Thyroiditis – clinical aspects
  • Subacute thyroiditis
  • Other causes of thyrotoxicosis
  • Non-toxic goiter
  • Thyroid lumps
  • Thyroid cancer
  • The thyroid and pregnancy. Thyroid disease in adolescents
  • Medicines and other medical preparations and the thyroid
  • Thyroid hormone resistance