Items Tagged ‘enlarged thyroid gland’

Avocado Sized Lump

January 2, 2019

Avocado Sized Lump

By uclahealth uclahealth

“I was having trouble swallowing small bits of food and I would have to wash it down with water,” says 89-year-old Mariem Emmer, who sought out endocrinologist Dr. Michael Yeh at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center for surgery. “I was seeing another endocrinologist and he knew about the lump in my throat, but said he […]

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Tags: Dr. Michael Yeh, enlarged thyroid gland, goiter, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, total thyroidectomy, UCLA Endocrine Center, UCLA Endocrinology

October 3, 2016

Mother Daughter Thyroidectomies Six Years Apart

By nedaelyasiimani nedaelyasiimani

Like mother like daughter- in this case, I had the same full thyroidectomy surgery my mother had had six years ago and it was done by the same doctor, Dr. Michael Yeh. Over the past three years I had had a couple of biopsies done, all of which were negative, but my thyroid continued to […]

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Tags: cancer, Dr. Michael Yeh, enlarged thyroid, enlarged thyroid gland, enlarged thyroid glands, patient stories, thyroid, thyroidectomy, thyroidectomy surgery