The Authors analyzed the thyroid diseases series of the Institute of 1a Clinica Chirurgica of the University of Catania which includes 1022 patients over the last 17 years, reviewing clinical and laboratory tests usually used in a register of diagnosis for autonomous adenomas of the thyroid. The Authors discuss pathogenesis, likely etiology and epidemiology of Plummer's adenoma, taking into consideration the therapy and the complications related to the therapy itself. They conclude stating that the adenoma is a pathology where the surgical operation solves the dismetabolic condition in a lasting way.

[Toxic adenoma of the thyroid gland: personal experience]

Russello, D;Succi, L;Guastella, T;Scilletta, B;Randazzo, G;Ursino, V;Latteri, F
1989

Abstract

The Authors analyzed the thyroid diseases series of the Institute of 1a Clinica Chirurgica of the University of Catania which includes 1022 patients over the last 17 years, reviewing clinical and laboratory tests usually used in a register of diagnosis for autonomous adenomas of the thyroid. The Authors discuss pathogenesis, likely etiology and epidemiology of Plummer's adenoma, taking into consideration the therapy and the complications related to the therapy itself. They conclude stating that the adenoma is a pathology where the surgical operation solves the dismetabolic condition in a lasting way.
Adenoma; Adult; Aged; Aged, 80 and over; Clinical Protocols; Female; Humans; Male; Middle Aged; Postoperative Complications; Radionuclide Imaging; Thyroid Function Tests; Thyroid Neoplasms
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