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Thyroid Follicular Adenoma

Thyroid follicular adenoma is a benign encapsulated tumor of the thyroid gland. It appears as a rubbery, homogenous, oval tissue surrounded by a thin fibrous capsule. It occurs due to the monoclonal expansion of thyroid follicular cells with high activating mutations in the gene for the TSH (thyroid-stimulating hormone) receptor. It is treated by thyroid lobectomy and isthmusectomy.

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What is adenomatous thyroid hyperplasia?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a male of 39 years. I went for an ultrasound for my thyroid and the result is diffuse thyroid enlargement with small solid nodules consider adenomatous thyroid hyperplasia. My T3 result is 2.59, T4 135.4 and TSH 17.34, this result was taken before two months. After a month, I took T...  Read Full »

Dr. Shaikh Sadaf

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I just read your query and from what you have mentioned it appears that you had enlarged thyroid gland due to hyperthyroidism and the ultrasound also meant that the thyroid gland was enlarged simply because it was hyperfunctioning. And now that you are on medications...  Read Full »

Is Levothyroxine harmful to liver and kidney?

Query: Hello doctor, Will without thyroid gland reduce lifespan? Is Levothyroxine harmful to liver and kidney? Is synthetic Levothyroxine mechanism different from the original? How T4 converts to T3? What is the side effect? Can I marry someone? I am a lady. Will I conceive? I have no cancer after nodule o...  Read Full »

Dr. Shaikh Sadaf

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I just read your query and I would like to answer your questions one by one. 1. No, being without thyroid gland will not reduce lifespan. 2. No, Levothyroxine is not harmful to liver and kidney. 3. Synthetic Levothyroxine mechanism is not different from the original. 4...  Read Full »

Is adenoma related to thyroid cancer?

Query: Hello doctor, Before 20 years I had total thyroidectomy for follicular and papillary thyroid cancer. I also had three surgeries to remove benign lymph nodes. My levels had been pretty steady until the last one and a half year. I am post menopausal. I am now with the highest TSH value of 13.1. I did ...  Read Full »

Dr. Geetha Priyadarsini Kamminana

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Following total thyroidectomy, you will be kept on lifelong thyroid replacement therapy and if the therapy is inadequate TSH levels will rise. As long-term monitoring and to check the recurrence, the measurement of thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH), thyroglobulin and anti...  Read Full »

Is neuropathy common after parathyroid adenoma surgery?

Query: Hello doctor, I recently had parathyroid surgery to remove one adenoma, nine weeks ago. The recovery started out pretty well and have been feeling good on and off but in the last two weeks I have been having some neuropathy in random parts of my body. My endocrine surgeon and PCP say that it is j...  Read Full »

Dr. Upendra Kumar Shah

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Your physician has rightly said, it seems that nerves are adjusting to the calcium metabolism, in addition to your medication you can take tablet Pregabalin 50 mg along with tablet Mecobalin 1500 microgram for about one month to alleviate your symptoms, by that time ...  Read Full »

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