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Thyroglossal duct cyst presentation and tx

-Moves upward with swallowing
-Susceptible to infection and may be premalignant

Tx: Sistrunk procedure (resect cyst and take midportion or all of hyoid bone along with it)

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Hyperthyroidism treatment

PTU (propylthiouracil)

Methimazole

Radioactive iodine (131-I)

Thyroidectomy

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PTU (propylthiouracil)

Inhibits peroxidases and prevents iodine-tyrosine coupling

Safe for PREGNANCY, good for young patients, small goiters, mild T3 and T4 elevation

Side effects: aplastic anemia, agranulocytosis

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Methimazole

Inhibits peroxidases and prevents iodine-tyrosine coupling

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