Case report: An interesting case of large colloid goiter with dyspnea

  • Jaya Prakasha Mayya College of medical science http://orcid.org/0000-0001-6142-5959
  • Nabin Gautam College of medical science
  • Apar Pokharel College of medical science
  • Bikash Pandey College of medical science
Keywords: Mucocele, rare disorder, traumatic neuroma

Abstract

Benign nodular goitre is one of the most common endocrine disorder, especially in countries like Nepal where iodine deficiency is endemic. Case History: A 59 years old female presented with large thyroid swelling. Investigations showed it to be colloid goiter compressing the airway. Left hemithyroidectomy was done. Post operative period was uneventful.

Discussion: Management of thyroid nodules depends upon assessment of thyroid function, fine needle aspiration cytology and imaging. Surgery is the common method of treatment. 

 

 

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Author Biography

Jaya Prakasha Mayya, College of medical science

Department of ENT and Head and Neck Surgery

Professor

Published
2017-12-20
How to Cite
Mayya, J., Gautam, N., Pokharel, A., & Pandey, B. (2017). Case report: An interesting case of large colloid goiter with dyspnea. Journal of College of Medical Sciences-Nepal, 13(4), 430-432. https://doi.org/10.3126/jcmsn.v13i4.18680
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Case Reports