adenomatous goiter


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adenomatous goiter

[‚ad·ən‚ō′ma·təs ′gȯit·ər]
(medicine)
An asymmetric goiter due to isolated nodular masses of thyroid tissue. Also known as multiple colloid goiter; nodular goiter.
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Figure 1 shows pseudopapillae formation in adenomatous goiter.
While in Prasad's study 2 cases of colloid goiter was misdiagnosed, and in Mitra and Pathak's study and Kamaljit Kaur's study 2 and 1, respectively, cases of adenomatous goiter were misdiagnosed.
The histopathology diagnosis in these cases was adenomatous goiter in 35 cases, follicular adenoma in 16 cases, follicular carcinoma in four cases and follicular variant of papillary carcinoma of thyroid (PTC) in seven cases [Table 1 and Chart 4].