Nodular follicular disease

What is nodular follicular disease? Nodular follicular disease is a non-cancerous type of growth involving the thyroid gland. The abnormal growth can affect one-half of the gland (one lobe) or the entire gland (both lobes and the isthmus). It is the most common cause of nodules in the thyroid gland. Other names for this condition …
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Papillary thyroid carcinoma

What is papillary thyroid carcinoma? Papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC) is the most common type of thyroid cancer in adults. PTC develops from specialized follicular cells normally found in the thyroid gland. How is the diagnosis of papillary thyroid carcinoma made? The first diagnosis of PTC is usually made after a procedure called a fine-needle aspiration …
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