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Flashcards in Non-Neoplastic Thyroid Disease Deck (23):
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Autocrine

Works on itself

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Paracrine

nearby cells

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Endocrine

Distant cells

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What is the road way for Thyroid Development

Thyroglossal duct

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Most common location of ectopic Thyroid

Lingual Thyroid....mass in the foramen cecum of the tongue

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Lingual thyroid is most common in what sex?

women

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Common symptoms of a lingual thyroid

Dysphagia, Dyspnea, dysphonia

Generally this is the only thyroid tissue this person has so they will need thyroid replacement

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Midline mass in the neck

THyroglossal duct cyst

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substernal thyroid is most commonly seen with what?

cervical goiter

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Aberrant Thyroid rests where?

Lateral neck, sometimes in the lymph nodes

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In adults, what is an abberant thyroid most likely?

Metastatic follicular thyroid carcinoma..KNOW

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Struma cordis is

Ectopic thyroid in the heart

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Struma ovarii

Thyroid tissue in the ovary....its a Teratoma

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Graves Disease signs and symptoms

Exopthalmos
Non-Pitting Edema
Fatigue, weight loss, increased appetite
Tachycardia
Muscular weakness

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What is the characteristic histology in Thyroid Disease?

Scalloped Colloid, hyperplastic

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Hash?

Hashimoto Thyroiditis

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What is the most common cause of hypothyroidism in North America

Hashimoto Thyroiditis

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Early Hashimoto Thyroiditis is characterized by what

HYPERthyroidism (due to fibrosis and enlargement of the gland)

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Late Hash is characterized by?

Hypothyroidism

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Subacute granulomatous thyroiditis is also known as

DeQuervain's thyroiditis

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De Quervain's thyroiditis is generally postviral, it is self limited

ok

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Subacute lymphocytic Thyroiditis

Generally post-partum

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Riedel Thyroiditis

Unusual disorder of unknown cause, Fibrosis of the thyroid and other sites