Multinodular goiter

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe

Presentation

Husky voice.

Patient Data

Age: 45
Gender: Female
Ultrasound

Multinodular goiter with largest nodule in the right lobe measuring 33mm and being predominantly solid but complex. Total thyroid volume = 35.5 cc. 

Nuclear medicine

Pertechnetate

Heterogeneously mild increased uptake in the right lobe of the thyroid without discrete hot or cold nodule evident. 

Case Discussion

Multinodular goiter is a common cause of thyroid enlargement. 

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Case information

rID: 32230
Published: 20th Nov 2014
Last edited: 2nd Sep 2015
System: Head & Neck
Tag: thyroid
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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