Clinical Evaluation and Diagnosis of Prevalent Thyroid Disorders in Primary Care: A Comprehensive Case Series

  •  Basem Abbas Ahmed Al Ubaidi    


Thyroid diseases are prevalent in primary care settings, encompassing a wide spectrum of disorders such as hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, and thyroid nodules. Early and accurate diagnosis is crucial for effective management and improved patient outcomes. This case series provides an overview of the key diagnostic approaches for common thyroid diseases in primary care.

The diagnosis of common thyroid diseases in primary care relies on a combination of clinical assessment, laboratory tests, imaging studies, and, if necessary, biopsy. Early and accurate diagnosis is essential for guiding appropriate treatment strategies and optimizing patient well-being. Primary care physicians play a vital role in identifying and managing thyroid disorders, ensuring that patients receive timely and effective care.

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