Explore the latest in endocrinology, including advances in management of diabetes, thyroid disorders, and other common endocrine diseases.
A 38-year-old woman with a history of hypothyroidism and allergic conjunctivitis was referred for evaluation of her left upper eyelid after noticing drooping for 2 months, which was confirmed on review of old photographs. What would you do next?
This guideline recommendation by an expert group convened by the International Agency for Research on Cancer outlines recommendations for thyroid screening after nuclear events.
This cross-sectional cohort study uses the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program database to evaluate whether an association exists between preoperative anemia and postoperative 30-day morbidity and mortality outcomes following thyroidectomy in adult patients with thyroid cancer.
This cohort study of 324 301 children and young adults in Fukushima, Japan, evaluates the number of detected thyroid cancers by age group within 5 years of the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power station accident and compares basic clinical characteristics and demographic patterns in first-round and second-round examinations.
This systematic review and meta-analysis evaluates randomized placebo-controlled clinical trials to assess the association of testosterone therapy with alleviation of symptoms of depression in men.
This prospective study examines the diagnostic accuracy of a multigene genomic classifier test for diagnosis of benign disease or cancer in thyroid nodules with indeterminate cytology.
This randomized clinical trial evaluates the efficacy and safety of fludrocortisone in the treatment of cerebral salt wasting in patients with tuberculous meningitis.
This single-center cohort study investigates factors associated with perioperative complications and hospital length of stay in adults undergoing laparoscopic adrenalectomy.
This cohort study assesses the association of institutional availability of multimodal analgesia pathways with adoption and adherence to such pathways, and the frequency of opioid prescriptions at discharge among adults following thyroid and parathyroid surgery.
A woman in her early 70s presents with biphasic stridor and a report of dyspnea on mild exertion. Noncontrast computed tomography of the chest shows a lesion protruding into the right side of the tracheal region that appears to be contiguous with the right lobe of the thyroid gland. Examination of a biopsy specimen shows medullary thyroid cancer. What is your diagnosis?
This cohort study assesses the opioid prescribing practices and opioid needs for patients undergoing thyroid and parathyroid surgery.
This register-based case-control and cohort study estimates the risk of thyroxine-treated autoimmune thyroid disease among Swedish patients with rheumatoid arthritis at different time points before and after the diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis.
An asymptomatic 66-year-old man had a 3.1-cm left adrenal mass detected on CT scan with normal vital signs, BMI of 37, normal physical examination, and an elevated cortisol level after an overnight 1-mg dexamethasone suppression test. What would you do next?
This meta-analysis of randomized trials assesses the association of thyroid hormone therapy with quality of life (QOL) and thyroid-related symptoms in nonpregnant adults with subclinical hypothyroidism.
This database study uses the 2005-2011 American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Project database to evaluate the association of patient frailty with complications after adrenalectomy.
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