Oct 15, 2018 - This collection features AFP content on thyroid and parathyroid disorders and related issues, including hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism, and thyroiditis. This collection features AFP content on thyroid and parathyroid disorders and related issues, including hyperthyroidism, ...
- Screening and Diagnosis
- Complications and Special Situations
- Improving Practice
- Patient Education, Self-Care
- Other AFP Content
American Family Physician : AFP By Topic
Sep 15, 2014 - Thyroiditis is a general term that encompasses several clinical disorders characterized by inflammation of the thyroid gland. The most common is Hashimoto thyroiditis; patients typically present with a nontender goiter, hypothyroidism, and an elevated thyroid peroxidase antibody level. ...
American Family Physician : Article
Mar 15, 2018 - The USPSTF recommends against screening for thyroid cancer in asymptomatic adults.
American Family Physician : U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
Mar 15, 2018 - A 45-year-old Korean American woman comes to your office for a wellness visit. She has a history of allergic rhinitis, and her family history is significant for diabetes mellitus in her father. She describes her health as good and has no concerns.
American Family Physician : Putting Prevention into Practice