Thyroid goitre

Case contributed by Dr James Sheldon

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Patient Data

Age: 90
Gender: Male
X-ray

Heart size is normal. Left basal subsegmental atelectasis. There is superior mediastinal widening.

Cardiac pacemaker in situ.

CT

There is a large retrosternal goitre. This correlates with the widened superior mediastinum on CXR. No narrowing of the trachea.

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Case information

rID: 34383
Case created: 18th Feb 2015
Last edited: 7th Oct 2015
Systems: Chest, Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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