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Location of Thyroid Gland
anterior portion of neck
in front of trachea
Hormones of Thyroid?
Function of Thyroid?
(T3/T4) regulate metabolism / energy production control by neg feedback system of ant pituitary gland
(calcitonin) inhibit mobilization of calcium from bone and decrease calcium levels
Altered thyroid fxn effects?
Effects if increased thyroid hormone?
subacute thyroidistis d/t virus induced infection
TSH secreting pituitary tumor
functioning metastatic thyroid carcinoma
toxic multinodular goiter
What is goiter and what hormone causes if too much?
goiter is enlarged gland cause by too my thyroid hormone
what is toxic multinodular goiter?
sm benign nodule in thyroid gland secreting TH
what is exopthalmos and what hormone causes if too much?
exopthalmos is protrusion of eye ball from orbit d/t impaired venous drainage to fat deposits causing edema, caused by too much thyroid hormone