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Nodular Goiter Summary

Description: 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) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Nodular Goiter

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Iodine : 2 outcomes 11 studies in 82 results : IBA
  2. Thyrotropin (Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone) : 2 outcomes 6 studies in 30 results : FDA 1
  3. Thyroxine (Levothyroxine) : 1 outcome 10 studies in 44 results : FDA 13 Generic
  4. Calcitonin (Calcitonin, Eel) : 1 outcome 2 studies in 14 results : FDA 1 Generic
  5. Antibodies : 1 outcome 1 study in 19 results : IBA
  6. procalcitonin : 1 outcome 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  7. Hormones : 1 outcome in 16 results : IBA
  8. Antithyroid Agents (Antithyroid Drugs) : 1 outcome in 9 results : IBA
  9. Autoantibodies : 1 outcome in 7 results : IBA
  10. Pentagastrin (Peptavlon) : 1 outcome in 5 results : FDA 1
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Diseases Related to Nodular Goiter

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

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  1. Thyroidectomy : 2 outcomes 8 studies in 86 results
  2. Laser Therapy (Surgery, Laser) : 1 outcome in 4 results
  3. Optical Fibers : 1 study in 1 result
  4. Sclerotherapy : 1 study in 1 result
  5. Heterologous Transplantation (Xenotransplantation) : 1 study in 1 result
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