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NON-TOXIC GOITER

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NON-TOXIC GOITER

These patients have a palpable thyroid + normal thyroid function.
1. Simple non-toxic goiter - due to iodine deficiency, goitrogen (brussle sprouts, cassava, cabbage, cauliflower). Tx - iodine supplementation, remove goitrogen.
2. Non-toxic MNG - US to target suspicious, dominant nodules. Surgery for compression/cosmetic symptoms, RAi otherwise.


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REFERENCES

1. Wilkinson, I. (2017). Oxford handbook of clinical medicine. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
2. Hannaman, R. A., Bullock, L., Hatchell, C. A., & Yoffe, M. (2016). Internal medicine review core curriculum, 2017-2018. CO Springs, CO: MedStudy.
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Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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