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Thyroid Diseases

1st Edition

Edited by Fabrizio Monaco

CRC Press

551 pages

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pub: 2012-05-29
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In recent years, the clinical evolution of thyroid diseases has been studied exhaustively as new discoveries have been made about thyroid malfunction and the effective management of patients. Thyroid Diseases presents a comprehensive exposition of a range of disorders caused by thyroid dysfunction. With contributions by well-known experts in the fi

Table of Contents

Suggestions for a New Classification of Thyroid Diseases. Diffuse and Nodular Goiter. Acute Suppurative, Subacute, and Riedel's Thyroiditis. Chronic Autoimmune Thyroiditis. Postpartum and Silent Thyroiditis. Single Thyroid Nodule. Differentiated (Papillary and Follicular) and Anaplastic Thyroid Carcinoma. Medullary Thyroid Cancer and Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 2 (MEN2). Thyroid Incidentaloma. Adult Primary Hypothyroidism. Congenital Neonatal Hypothyroidism. Central Hypothyroidism. Congenital Dyshormonogenetic Goiter. Syndromes of Reduced Sensitivity to Thyroid Hormones. Transient Hypothyroidism. Subclinical Hypothyroidism. Hypothyroid Coma. Toxic Diffuse Goiter (Basedow-Graves' Disease). Toxic Multinodular Goiter. Pretoxic and Toxic Autonomous Nodule. Rare Forms of Thyrotoxicosis. Transient Hyperthyroidism. Subclinical Hyperthyroidism. Thyrotoxic Crisis. The Thyroidologist in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU). Thyroid Orbitopathy. Thyroid Diseases in Pregnancy. Iodine Deficiency in Pregnancy. Thyroid in the Elderly. Thyroid and Drugs. Thyroid Disruptors. Index.

About the Editor

Fabrizio Monaco is a professor of endocrinology at University G. d'Annunzio in Chieti-Pescara, Italy. He has taught and performed studies at a number of research and academic institutions throughout Europe and the United States. Along with 98 publications in international journals, he has written and edited a number of books on thyroid function and diseases.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / General
MEDICAL / Administration
MEDICAL / Endocrinology & Metabolism
MEDICAL / Internal Medicine