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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

Papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC) is the most common type of thyroid cancer, accounting for approximately 80% of all thyroid cancer cases. The thyroid gland, a vital butterfly-shaped organ located in the front of the neck, plays an important role in regulating metabolic processes within the body. The term “papillary” in the name comes from the …
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