Thyroid Disease, 1st Edition

  • Sareh Parangi
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  • ISBN-10: 0313374554
  • ISBN-13: 9780313374555
  • DDC: 616.4
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 174 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released January 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011

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Millions of people are affected by THYROID DISEASE worldwide, yet most people know little about the thyroid. This title fills that gap, explaining the importance of the thyroid gland to the smooth functioning of the human body and mind. It also addresses thyroid diseases, such as hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism, goiter, and thyroid cancer.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Recent Titles in the Biographies of Disease Series.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Series Foreword.
1: Historical Perspectives on Thyroid Disease.
2: The Thyroid Gland.
3: Conditions of the Thyroid That Can Affect People: What Can Go Wrong.
4: Thyroid Nodules and Thyroid Goiter.
5: Thyroid Cancer.
6: Thyroid Surgery.
7: Long-Term Outlook.
8: Current Research on the Thyroid.
Resources and Organizations.
Further Reading.
About the Authors.