Endocrine diagnosis by ultrasound. I. The thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal glands.


The value of ultrasounds in diagnosis endocrine disorders and especially in localizing the tumors of the endocrine glands such as the thyroid, parathyroid, ovary and adrenal has been proved. Ultrasounds are also useful in following up the structural changes occurring in these glands after drug or radioisotopic therapy.