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Find out about diseases of the parathyroid glands, thyroid gland, adrenal glands, and neuroendocrine system.Link to Patient Education
The American Association of Endocrine Surgeons (AAES) is dedicated to the advancement of the science and art of endocrine surgery. Our members have clinical expertise in and research interests that focus on endocrine surgical diseases. They are certified by either the American Board of Surgery of the United States, the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada or the equivalent governing boards in Mexico and South America. Our membership has recently expanded to include international leaders in endocrine surgery and allied specialists that have demonstrated a similar focus of practice. The AAES is committed to providing surgical expertise in diseases of the thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal glands as well as in neuroendocrine tumors of the pancreas and GI tract. Our goal is to discover and promote the best treatments for endocrine disease to help improve our patients' lives.
For more information please visit us at www.endocrinesurgery.org
A multinodular goiter (MNG) is often first found on routine physical examination or when the patient seeks medical attention for a neck mass or increased size of the neck. As with all thyroid conditions, initial evaluation includes a detailed history, specifically focusing on hypo or hy... Full Post