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Nodular Goiter

An enlarged THYROID GLAND containing multiple nodules (THYROID NODULE), usually resulting from recurrent thyroid HYPERPLASIA and involution over many years to produce the irregular enlargement. Multinodular goiters may be nontoxic or may induce THYROTOXICOSIS.
Also Known As:
Goiter, Nodular; Goiters, Nodular; Nodular Goiters
Networked: 576 relevant articles (15 outcomes, 74 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Thyroiditis
2. Neoplasms (Cancer)
3. Graves Disease (Basedow Disease)
4. Goiter
5. Thyroid Neoplasms (Thyroid Cancer)

Experts

1. Hegedüs, Laszlo: 12 articles (03/2015 - 02/2003)
2. Bonnema, Steen Joop: 7 articles (12/2012 - 01/2005)
3. Dralle, H: 6 articles (08/2010 - 01/2001)
4. Lewiński, Andrzej: 6 articles (01/2005 - 12/2003)
5. Bonnema, Steen J: 5 articles (03/2015 - 02/2003)
6. Grupe, Peter: 5 articles (03/2015 - 07/2006)
7. Bossowski, Artur: 5 articles (01/2013 - 10/2002)
8. Pinchera, A: 5 articles (05/2011 - 01/2002)
9. Nielsen, Viveque Egsgaard: 5 articles (08/2010 - 01/2005)
10. Lange, Dariusz: 5 articles (01/2009 - 01/2004)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Nodular Goiter:
1. IodineIBA
2. Thyrotropin (Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone)FDA Link
3. Thyroxine (Levothyroxine)FDA LinkGeneric
4. Calcitonin (Calcitonin, Eel)FDA LinkGeneric
5. AntibodiesIBA
6. procalcitoninIBA
7. HormonesIBA
8. Antithyroid Agents (Antithyroid Drugs)IBA
9. AutoantibodiesIBA
10. Pentagastrin (Peptavlon)FDA Link

Therapies and Procedures

1. Thyroidectomy
2. Laser Therapy (Surgery, Laser)
3. Optical Fibers
4. Sclerotherapy
5. Heterologous Transplantation (Xenotransplantation)