The thyroid gland produces thyroid hormones and acts to all human organs, regulating basic human functions. Any functional disorder of the thyroid gland can lead to a variety of symptoms that can affect drastically patient’s quality of life. Apart from functional disorders, thyroid gland may have morphological disorders, such as thyroid nodules, which are quite often, may have no symptoms, but sometimes may reveal microcarcinomas that require specific attention and specialized handling
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Correct handling of thyroid disorders includes initially a total evaluation from the endocrinologist, who will evaluate the patient, suggest the necessary hormonal and imaginary examination and is going to select the appropriate therapy.
The thyroid gland during pregnancy
Thyroid disorders may also affect the developing fetus. Timely and correct regulation of thyroid function is critical for normal fetus development.