thyroid disease

Diffuse papillary hyperplasia of the thyroid gland

Diffuse papillary hyperplasia of the thyroid gland means an increase in both the size and the number of cells in the thyroid gland. The term diffuse means that the changes are seen throughout the entire thyroid gland while the term papillary is used to describe small finger-like projections of tissue that are commonly seen in …
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Chronic lymphocytic thyroiditis

Chronic lymphocytic thyroiditis, also known as Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, is an autoimmune disorder that affects the thyroid gland. In this condition, cells from the immune system attack the thyroid gland, causing inflammation and damage to the cells in the gland. As a result, the thyroid gland gradually loses its ability to produce thyroid hormones, which regulate …
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