Thyroid Disorders

 

The Endocrinology Network® Thyroid Disorders clinical resource center offers readers insight and perspective into the latest from management of hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, thyroid cancers, and other thyroid disorders. One of the most common disorders seen by endocrinologists and those practicing in endocrinology, our thyroid disorders resource center hosts content related to FDA approvals, the latest studies, and guideline updates in management of thyroid disorders.

Endocrine Case Report: Swollen Glands

November 29, 2021

The latest endocrine case report from Brady Pregerson, MD, features a woman in her mid-30s presenting with swollen glands lasting for the past 3 days and an associated sore throat. Can you determine the correct diagnosis?

Thyroid Ablation in Operating Rooms Result in Fewer Side Effects Than Ambulatory Settings

October 08, 2021

An analysis of nearly 400 patients suggests undergoing thyroid radiofrequency ablation in ambulatory settings was associated with increased risk of intraoperative, postoperative, and perioperative side effects than those performed in operating room settings.

Thyroid Combination Therapy Preferred Over Levothyroxine for Some Hypothyroidism Patients

March 21, 2021

A randomized, 3-arm study is giving further insight into the effects of levothyroxine monotherapy compared against a thyroid combination therapy and desiccated thyroid extract for management of hypothyroidism, particularly in patients with Thr92AlaD2 polymorphism.