Alterations of thyroid volume and nodular size during and after pregnancy in a severe iodine-deficient area

Sahin S. B., OGULLAR S., Ural U. M., İLKKILIÇ K., Metin Y., Ayaz T.

CLINICAL ENDOCRINOLOGY, vol.81, no.5, pp.762-768, 2014 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 81 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/cen.12490
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.762-768
  • Recep Tayyip Erdoğan University Affiliated: Yes


ObjectiveThe effects of pregnancy on thyroid nodules were investigated in a few number of studies. We aimed to evaluate the prevalence of thyroid nodules, the changes in size, volume and number of nodules during pregnancy and after delivery in pregnant women.