There are many conditions that can affect the thyroid gland. From benign nodules to cancer and everything in between, the world-renowned surgeons at the Thyroid Surgery Center of Excellence in Beverly Hills are here to help you understand, identify, and treat disorders. For more information on thyroid symptoms, function, and diagnosis, visit the following pages:
A fairly common occurrence, thyroid nodules are growths on the neck glands that may or may not present symptoms. They can vary in size and are usually benign. Our specialist surgeons in Beverly Hills are experts in minimally invasive procedures to remove these nodules.
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Thyroid cancer rates are slowly increasing, but fortunately the mortality rate from the disease is not. With early detection, most of these cancer patients have a good prognosis. The team of specialist surgeons at surgical center in Los Angeles use cutting-edge minimally invasive thyroidectomy techniques to remove cancerous glands with a very high success rate and they are experts in their field.
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Unlike nodules that grow on the neck glands, goiter is a disorder where the neck gland itself grows to an abnormally large size. While not necessarily dangerous, a large goiter can inhibit a person’s ability to breathe and swallow easily and it may cause neck pain. Through a minimally invasive thyroidectomy, the Los Angeles surgeons at the our surgical center can remove the goiter and get you back to normal in no time.
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Graves’ Disease is the most common cause of hyperthyroidism, or an overproduction of thyroid hormone. The symptoms of Graves’ Disease can vary greatly from one patient to the next, but because of the neck glands’ influence on significant body systems, the symptoms can greatly affect a patient’s quality of life.
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Hashimoto’s Disease, the most common cause of hypothyroidism, is an autoimmune disease in which the immune system attacks the neck glands causing the production of hormone to gradually decrease as the disorder progresses. Once diagnosed, Hashimoto’s is usually treatable with hormone medication.
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Call the Thyroid Experts in Beverly Hills
If you have any questions or concerns about these neck glands disorders, contact the world-renowned surgeons at the Beverly Hills Thyroid Surgery Center of Excellence today by calling (888) 317-1439. Our head & neck surgeons are experts in their field who excel at treating these neck gland disorders through minimally invasive means.
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