Thyroidectomy
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Thyroidectomy Usage

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Reasons for Procedure

All or part of the thyroid gland may be surgically removed for any of the following reasons:

  • Overactive thyroid ( hyperthyroidism ) due to Graves disease or an over-functioning nodule
  • Enlarged thyroid (goiter) causing significant symptoms because of its size
  • Thyroid nodule(s) are suspicious or cause concern for thyroid cancer
  • Thyroid cancer
 
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