Mediastinal goitre

Case contributed by Dr Aditya Shetty

Presentation

Progressive increase in midline swelling since 6 months.

Patient Data

Age: 40
Gender: Female
X-ray

Lateral film shows a moderately large soft tissue swelling in the neck.

This swelling is seen to extend into the mediastinum as evidenced by the mass effect on the trachea causing deviation of the trachea to the right.

Case Discussion

Case of benign enlargement of thyroid with extension into the mediastinum.

Ultrasound examination showed a markedly enlarged thyroid gland with increased vascularity.

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Case information

rID: 27765
Case created: 19th Feb 2014
Last edited: 1st Oct 2015
Systems: Chest, Head & Neck
Tag: goitre
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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