December 2012

Editor: Jerome M. Hershman, MD


Clinical Thyroidology December 2012 Entire Issue (PDF File, 1.75 MB, 18 pages)

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  • Microcalcification and Intranodular Coarse Calcification Are Often Found on Preoperative Ultrasounds of Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma
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  • Weak Evidence Suggests That Multinodular Goiter Is Less Likely to Harbor a Malignancy than a Solitary Nodule
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  • Fine-Needle Aspiration Biopsy with BRAF Analysis and Elastography are Slightly More Efficient in Diagnosing Papillary Thyroid Cancers than FNAB and Thyroid Ultrasound
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  • Smoking May Decrease the Incidence of Thyroid Cancer in Postmenopausal Women.
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  • Weight Gained after Smoking Cessation May Be Caused by Onset of Hypothyroidism
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  • The Allan–Herndon–Dudley Syndrome: How Common Is It, and Does Normalizing Thyroid Function Tests in Such Patients Improve Any Clinical Parameters?
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  • Valproic Acid Therapy Causes Subclinical Hypothyroidism in Children with Epilepsy
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  • In Memoriam: Professor Aldo Pinchera
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CLINICAL THYROIDOLOGY, this highly valued abstract and commentary publication provides a broad-ranging look at the clinical thyroid literature. Experts in the field summarize the most cutting-edge, relevant articles that clinicians should know about and provide insight into the relevance and impact of each article on patient care. Please send editorial questions to Dr. Hershman at

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