Andrew Bauer, MD, an endocrinologist at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, demonstrates technique for the pediatric thyroid exam. In addition to performing an exam on a teenager with a normal, healthy thyroid, Dr. Bauer shows what to look for during exams on children with abnormal thyroids. Dr. Bauer is medical director of the Pediatric Thyroid Center at CHOP, the busiest pediatric thyroid center in the United States. The center provides care for thyroid nodules; thyroid cancer – papillary, follicular and medullary (MEN 2); non-medullary familial thyroid cancer syndromes – familial DTC, PTEN Hamartoma syndrome, DICER1/PPB, familial adenomatous polyposis, and others.
Differentiated Thyroid Cancer, Hyperthyroidism, Hypothyroidism, Thyroid Nodules
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Pediatric Thyroid Center