Lingual thyroid

What is Lingual thyroid?

Thyroid agenesis (or thyroid dysgenesis) is a cause of congenital hypothyroidism where the thyroid is missing, ectopic, or severely underdeveloped.

It should not be confused with iodine deficiency, or with other forms of congenital hypothyroidism where the thyroid is present but not functioning correctly.

Congenital hypothyroidism caused by thyroid dysgenesis can be associated with PAX8.

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i have neck pain since 1 month and radiating pain to left hand i gone for MRI it shows c4 vertebrae erosion lesion compressing the nerve root i...

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Lingual thyroid may be the sole or say only thyroid tissue in your body. You need to confirm simply by sonography of neck which may reveal...

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I have a cousin in her late 40th years old. She is having a thyroid inside of her throat. What do you think the CAUSE of a person having a thyroid...

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Lingual Thyroid

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Good day,
Noted your concern.
Your cousin has a Lingual Thyroid. I will try to explain in it in...

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Hello. I've had large bumps towards the back of my tongue for at least 4 years . I had my first physical in at least 10 years this week and the...

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lingual thyroid or hypertrophied lingual tonsils.

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Thanks for posting the query. I do understand your concern;...

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