Thyroid disease: the facts (fourth edition)

This fourth edition of Thyroid Disease: The Facts is a user-friendly source of information and reassurance for people with thyroid disorders and their families. The book covers the wide range of conditions associated with thyroid dysfunction, from simple goitres to more complex disorders such as Graves' disease and Hashimoto's thyroiditis. 

This edition also includes several completely new chapters, including one specifically devoted to thyroid disorders in infants, children, and adolescents. Each chapter concludes with a helpful 'Question and Answer' section. 


Dr Michael Tunbridge is Emeritus Physician at the Nuffield Department of Medicine, Oxford, and Honorary Consulting Physician at Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals NHS Trust.

Dr Mark Vanderpump is Consultant Physician and Senior Lecturer in Diabetes and Endocrinology with the Royal Free Hampstead NHS Trust.

Published by Oxford University Press 978-0-19-920571-4, 200 pages. Fourth edition, January 2008. Paperback

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