Atlas of Head and Neck Endocrine Disorders: Special Focus on

This atlas attracts on a multidisciplinary method of offer a finished evaluation on endocrine problems of the pinnacle and neck, with specific emphasis at the position of imaging and image-guided techniques. the 1st part discusses the fundamental features of the imaging equipment and different ideas used for review and prognosis. the rest of the e-book specializes in software of those equipment in thyroid, parathyroid, and different endocrine issues of the pinnacle and neck. The insurance is extensive ranging, encompassing Graves’ sickness, poisonous multinodular goiter, poisonous adenoma, thyroiditis, non-toxic goiter, benign nodules, and the several varieties of thyroid carcinoma, in addition to parathyroid adenoma, hyperplasia, and carcinoma and paragangliomas. Informative, high quality photos are supplied via overseas specialists in endocrine problems, together with endocrinologists, pathologists, radiologists, nuclear medication physicians, and surgeons, who additionally speak about pattern circumstances and supply syntheses of the proper medical literature.

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Thyroid carcinomas are isointense or slightly hypointense lesions on T1-weighted M. Raditchkova and G. Treglia images and hyperintense lesions on T2-weighted images compared with normal thyroid tissue [1]. MRI has also been used for the investigation of congenital disorders of the thyroid gland and the evaluation of diffuse thyroid diseases, such as Graves’ disease, Hashimoto and Riedel thyroiditis, and hemochromatosis [7]. Fig. 1 Enlarged and inhomogeneous thyroid mass with extension to the mediastinal region imaged by contrastenhanced computed tomography (white arrows).

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Arch Pathol Lab Med 132:1272–1284 9. McNicol AM (2006) Histopathology and immunohistochemistry of adrenal medullary tumors and paragangliomas. Endocr Pathol 17:329–336 10. Pellitteri PK, Rinaldo A, Myssiorek D et al (2004) Paragangliomas of the head and neck. Oral Oncol 40:563–575 Part II Thyroid Diseases 6 Graves’ Disease Luca Giovanella Abstract Graves’ disease is a thyroid-specific autoimmune disorder in which autoantibodies to the thyroid-stimulating hormone receptor (TSH-R) bind to TSH-R acting as agonists and stimulating more hormones to be released leading to hyperthyroidism and goiter.

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