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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: 89 relevant articles (3 outcomes, 3 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Thyroid Dysgenesis (Thyroid Agenesis)
2. Weight Loss (Weight Reduction)
3. Hypothyroidism
4. Carcinoma (Carcinomatosis)
5. Goiter

Experts

1. Deladoëy, Johnny: 2 articles (01/2022 - 03/2012)
2. Levi, Eric: 1 article (07/2022)
3. Morrison, Sarah: 1 article (07/2022)
4. Nisa, Lluís: 1 article (07/2022)
5. Bonnecaze, Guillaume De: 1 article (01/2022)
6. Bui, Helen: 1 article (01/2022)
7. Chabrillac, Emilien: 1 article (01/2022)
8. D'Andréa, Grégoire: 1 article (01/2022)
9. Jean-Louis, Martineau: 1 article (01/2022)
10. Kibar, Zoha: 1 article (01/2022)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Lingual Thyroid:
1. IodineIBA
2. IodidesIBA
3. Iodine-131IBA
4. Sodium Pertechnetate Tc 99m (Pertechnetate)FDA Link
5. Radioisotopes (Radionuclides)IBA
6. Thyroxine (Levothyroxine)FDA LinkGeneric
7. Thyroid HormonesIBA
8. Thyrotropin (Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone)FDA Link
9. Hormones (Hormone)IBA
10. Calcitonin (Calcitonin, Eel)FDA LinkGeneric

Therapies and Procedures

1. Radiofrequency Ablation
2. Aftercare (After-Treatment)
3. Therapeutics
4. Bariatric Surgery
5. Autologous Transplantation