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  1. The thyroid is a gland located in the neck. It is a part of the endocrine (hormone) system, and ... a sample of cells is needed from the thyroid gland a fine needle biopsy can be performed. ...
  2. Thyroid ultrasound is a sound wave picture of the thyroid gland taken by a hand-held instrument and ... diagnosis of tumors, cysts or goiters of the thyroid, and is a painless, no-risk procedure.
  3. The thyroid is a gland located in the neck. It is a part of the endocrine (hormone) system, and ... a major role in regulating the body's metabolism. Thyroid disorders are more common in older children and ...
  4. ... a type of nuclear test performed to evaluate thyroid function. The patient ingests radioactive iodine (I-123 ... later), a gamma probe is placed over the thyroid gland to measure the amount of radioiodine uptake ...
  5. One way to evaluate the performance of the thyroid is through blood testing. The thyroid function test is a group of common tests ...
  6. The normal position of the thyroid is at the front of the neck above the sternal notch. In retrosternal thyroid, a portion of the gland extends below ...
  7. The thyroid is a gland located in the neck. It is a part of the endocrine (hormone) system, and ... of the neck to gain access to the thyroid gland.
  8. This CT scan shows a thyroid cancer tumor in the throat, encircling, narrowing, and displacing the windpipe (trachea).
  9. ... of the upper chest (thorax) shows a malignant thyroid tumor (cancer). The dark area around the trachea ( ...
  10. This image shows enlargement of the thyroid gland and extension down behind the breastbone (retrosternal space). The image, called a scintiscan, was generated using a radioactive isotope.
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