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When I'm certain I'm usually wrong

A 58-year-old woman was referred for a sestamibi partahyroid scan for hyperparathyroidism.

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This looks good. A nice focal area posterior to the right lobe of the thyroid. 31 more words


Once more for my baby

A 36-year-old woman was referred for thyrotoxicosis. She had a history a Graves’ disease which was treated with neomercazole for 12 months before she acheived remission. 31 more words


A Great Day in the Payne House!

First of all… Thomas’ growth hormone was approved and arrived today! He will be starting Genotropin next Tuesday evening when the home health nurse comes and gives us our instructions! 444 more words

All Things Mommy

GLP1 Receptor Agonists & DPP4 Inhibitors

Thank you to our pharmacists for a very informative lecture!

Lecture Video: see Class Capture

Lecture Powerpoints: GLP1 Receptor Agonists & DPP4 Inhibitors

When Do I Start These Medications? 202 more words


Postdoctoral researcher position: Campus Vida Research Centers Network

The Campus Vida Research Centers Network of the University of Santiago de Compostela is seeking 3 postdoctoral researchers for a period of two years.

The Network of Singular Research Centers in the areas of Medicine (CiMUS), Chemistry (CiQUS) and Information Technology (CiTIUS) hosts about 500 researchers, including 5 ERC Grants and 16 large European collaborative projects, and they are endowed with a self-demanding model of organization and operation, clearly differentiated from the classic university structures. 331 more words


Finicky eaters

When I was young I had a thyroid imbalance. Hyper actually, so much so that my mom told doctors she thought I was having seizures. No idea how she got seizure out of hyperkinetic (maybe hyperkinetic hadn’t been thought of then), but nevertheless the doctors believed her (no one really ever disbelieved my formidable Mother), so they prescribed what was then an experimental drug for epilepsy. 479 more words

Thyroid & Parathyroid

Of unknown organism, collection from SMC

Picture below was obtained with a Nikon Coolscan V with microscope slide attachment.

Pictures below were taken with my personal microscope, a Zeiss Standard 16 connected via a phototube to a Sony A7ii. 64 more words