Clinical Thyroidology for the Public – highlighted article

From Clinical Thyroidology for the Public: Treatment with modified-release recombinant human TSH prior to radioactive iodine therapy for large goiters does not change the degree of shrinkage of the goiter but does cause more hypothyroidism- When a multinodular goiter is large enough, it can cause compressive symptoms (ie choking and/or difficulty swallowing) or be disfiguring. Even if thyroid biopsies are non-cancerous, therapy to relieve these symptoms must be considered…


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