Endocrine Surgery is engaged in the surgical treatment of diseases of the glands in the body - thyroid gland , parathyroid glands , adrenal glands and the like.
The most common thyroid disease .
They are characterized by an increase in the size of the thyroid gland , the occurrence of nodules or cysts therein. When the gland is increased due to the emergence of nodosum formations ( nodes) disease called goiter nodosum . Occurs in mountainous areas, where there is a natural iodine deficiency . Women suffer more often than men.
Nodal goiter is very common condition and occurs in the presence of one or more nodes in the thyroid gland. In most cases, the disease is asymptomatic and nodes in the thyroid gland are often found by chance on the ultrasound . Therefore , even if you do not have signs and symptoms , it is advisable every year to consult an endocrinologist and make ultrasound of the thyroid gland. Endocrinology decide if you need medical treatment or a consultation with a surgeon oprerativno treatment.