Disorders of the Thyroid and Parathyroid. ACC, RNSG 1247 Created by Lydia Seese, RN . Thyroid Enlargement/Goiter . Maybe caused by: Increased TSH stimulation Growth-stimulating immunoglobulins & other growth factors Goitrogens Iodine-deficiency areas (endemic goiter). Thyroid nodules.
ACC, RNSG 1247
Created by Lydia Seese, RN
Maybe caused by:
Subacute - viral (as in subacute granulomtous thyroiditis)
Acute fungal or bacterial