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Lingual Thyroid

A condition characterized by the presence of rudimentary THYROID tissue at the base of the TONGUE. It is due to failed embryonic development and migration of thyroid tissue to its normal location. The lingual thyroid usually cannot maintain adequate hormone production thereby resulting in HYPOTHYROIDISM.
Also Known As:
Lingual Thyroids; Thyroid, Lingual; Thyroids, Lingual
Networked: 59 relevant articles (2 outcomes, 0 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Hypothyroidism
2. Carcinoma (Carcinomatosis)
3. Goiter
4. Thyroid Dysgenesis (Thyroid Agenesis)
5. Deglutition Disorders (Dysphagia)

Experts

1. Eryilmaz, Aylin: 1 article (01/2015)
2. Basal, Yesim: 1 article (01/2015)
3. Pellini, R: 1 article (10/2013)
4. Cristalli, G: 1 article (10/2013)
5. Mercante, G: 1 article (10/2013)
6. Spriano, G: 1 article (10/2013)
7. Ruscito, P: 1 article (10/2013)
8. Lee, Su Jin: 1 article (08/2013)
9. An, Young-Sil: 1 article (08/2013)
10. Lee, Dong Hyun: 1 article (08/2013)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Lingual Thyroid:
1. IodineIBA
2. HormonesIBA
3. Sodium Pertechnetate Tc 99m (Pertechnetate)FDA Link
4. Thyroxine (Levothyroxine)FDA LinkGeneric
5. Thyrotropin (Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone)FDA Link
6. papillary Thyroid cancerIBA
7. Interferon-alpha (Interferon Alfa)FDA Link
8. Technetium (Technetium 99m)IBA
9. Thyroid Hormone Receptors (Thyroid Hormone Receptor)IBA
10. ProlactinIBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Aftercare (After-Treatment)
2. Thyroidectomy
3. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients)
4. Gas Lasers
5. Osteotomy