Massive multinodular goiter causing venous obstruction

Case contributed by Dr Chris O'Donnell


An elderly patient with neck swelling and intermittent stridor.

Patient Data

Age: 90 years
Gender: Male

Huge multinodular goiter causing relatively minor tracheal compression but substantial long-standing venous compression causing venous collaterals to develop on the chest wall.

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Case information

rID: 26877
Published: 11th Jan 2014
Last edited: 21st Aug 2019
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