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Blood test for thyroid medullary cancer
Both calcitonin and CEA are secreted by medullary thyroid cancer cells, and are used both in diagnosis and monitoring of patients after treatment.
Hashimoto's Thyroiditis blood test
Serum anti-thyroglobulin antibodies, are most commonly associated with autoimmune disorders of the thyroid, such as Hashimoto's thyroiditis
The treatment of choice for multinodular goiter
The treatment of choice for multinodular goiter is 131 I ablation
Metabolic syndrome is a clustering of at least three of five of the following medical conditions: abdominal (central) obesity, elevated blood pressure, elevated fasting plasma glucose, high serum triglycerides, and low high-density lipoprotein (HDL) levels.
Metabolic syndrome is associated with the risk of developing cardiovascular disease and diabetes. Some studies have shown the prevalence in the USA to be an estimated 34% of the adult population, and the prevalence increases with age.
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