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49 Possible Causes for Thyroid Bruit

  • Third Trimester Pregnancy

    Abstract We determined unconjugated and total estriol concentrations in serum during the third trimester in 34 normal gestations. Data were obtained weekly for 13 women for as long as nine weeks; 21 others were studied daily for up to 15 days. No correlation between birth weight and either estriol fraction was[…][]

  • Thyrotoxic Heart Disease

    The finding of new onset atrial fibrillation in a patient with goiter and thyroid bruit, focused attention upon the thyroid gland as the etiology of this patient’s illness[] Physical examination revealed thyroid enlargement with no nodules or bruit, fine resting tremors, and lid lag.[] If patients in this setting have history and/or examination suggestive of new Graves disease (goitre with bruit, Graves eye disease) early consideration of anti-thyroid drugs[]

  • Iodine Deficiency Goiter

    Abstract During recent years several studies have been published comparing different ways of pharmacological treatment of a goiter due to iodine deficiency. These studies usually were performed with 300 to 500 micrograms of iodine, 100 to 150 micrograms levothyroxine, or a combination of in most cases 100[…][]

  • Goiter

    Auscultation of a soft bruit over the inferior thyroidal artery may be appreciated in a toxic goiter.[] Diffuse thyroid tenderness suggests subacute thyroiditis, and local thyroid tenderness suggests intranodal hemorrhage or necrosis.[] Cervical lymph glands are palpated for signs of metastatic thyroid cancer.[]

  • Hashimoto's Thyroiditis

    […] gland is typically enlarged, firm, and rubbery, without any tenderness or bruit; it may be normal in size or not palpable at all.[] […] prolonged relaxation phase, most notable and initially described at the Achilles tendon (although it may be present in other deep tendon reflexes as well) Macroglossia The thyroid[]

  • Hyperthyroidism

    Some patients may have tachycardia (i.e. a rapid heart rate), arrhythmias (i.e. an irregular heart rate such as atrial fibrillation), tremors, thyroid bruit (i.e. a rushing[] In Graves' hyperthyroidism, however, you may hear a thyroid bruit as the gland is so vascular.[] Generalized hypervascularity is visible throughout gland (note red areas), which often can be heard as hum or bruit with stethoscope.[]

  • Thyrotoxicosis Factitia

    Physical findings include tachycardia, a widened pulse pressure, eye findings (lid lag, exophthalmos), goiter, thyroid bruit upon auscultation, a thrill with palpation of[] She had no thyroid enlargement, thyroid bruits, eye signs or pretibial myxedema.[] Amiodarone, Thyroxine Thyrotoxicosis factitia - secret T 4consumption Rare TSH-secreting pituitary adenoma (1% of hyperthyroidism) Metatstatic differentiated thyroid carcinoma[]

  • Graves Disease

    Thyroid gland, neck and nodes A Graves' gland will typically be diffusely and modestly enlarged.[] […] gland: The thyroid gland is always diffusely enlarged and is non-tender.[] When overstimulated by TSI, the thyroid becomes quite vascular, and an audible bruit is not uncommon.[]

  • Toxic Nodular Goiter

    Nodular irregularity is characteristic of TNG, whereas Graves’ disease is more typically diffuse, soft, and rubbery and may have an overlying thyroid region bruit.[] Clinical presentation Thyroid gland findings • Goitre • Bruit Ophthalmic findings • Proptosis • Ophthalmoplegia • Conjunctival irritation.[] M:F 7 to 10 : 1 TSAb binds to the TSH receptor Activation of adenyl-cyclase Increased thyroid hormone production 6.[]

  • Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma

    Percussion There is no retrosternal extension of the lump Auscultation There is no bruit heard Hoarseness of voice present 19.[] Condition Supporting Thyroid Malignancy Increase in size, LOW, age, sex, hoarseness of voice, possible history of long standing goitre Goitre Age, sex, diet, noticed during[]

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