Mediastinal goiter

Case contributed by Dr Aditya Shetty


Progressive increase in midline swelling since 6 months.

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Female

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
Published: 19th Feb 2014
Last edited: 22nd Apr 2020
Tag: goitre
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