1. The thyroid gland ; 2. Things that go wrong with the thyroid gland ; 3. How the doctor finds out what is wrong ; 4. Thyroid overactivity caused by Graves' disease ; 5. The eye changes associated with Graves' disease ; 6. Other causes of thyroid overactivity ; 7. Underactivity of the thyroid and its causes in adults ; 8. Hashimoto's thyroiditis ; 9. Subacute viral thyroiditis ; 10. Simple non-toxic goitre ; 11. Multinodular goitre and the solitary nodule ; 12. Cancer of the thyroid gland ; 13. Thyroid problems during and after pregnancy ; 14. Thyroid problems in infants, children and adolescents ; 15. Miscellaneous disorders of the thyroid gland ; 16. Other diseases associated with thyroid disorders ; 17. Who should be tested for thyroid problems? ; 18. Who should be referred to a specialist?
Endorsed by the British Thyroid Foundation
No major areas are ignored, and patients who want more information on these subjects will have a good background after reading this book...I will be suggesting it to my own patients. * Doody's Notes *