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goitre

(US), goiter
Pathol a swelling of the thyroid gland, in some cases nearly doubling the size of the neck, usually caused by under- or overproduction of hormone by the gland
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13) studied three hundred and fifteen thyroidectomies, of which forty one were papillary carcinomas and forty five were nodular goitres.
The aim of the study is to carry out retrospective analysis of patients who have been operated for normal or hyper functioning nodular goitre, in order to establish the incidence of the histopathologically documented carcinoma or of the occult carcinoma found only after a complete histopathological examination of the total/near total thyroidectomy specimen.
USG-guided FNAC was suggestive of colloid goitre with Bethesda score of 3.
A doctor should be consulted urgently if there is a rapidly enlarging goitre or nodules in the neck, as these may indicate thyroid cancer, she said.
7] We found that female subjects were commonly affected and male to female ratio was 1:9 in our study; similar female preponderance was found in the studies done by Patel [7] and Unnikrishnan and Menon [11] The most common cytological diagnosis was colloid goitre (70%) in this study.
These symptoms were aggravated two years back after the death of her daughter who, too, had a large goitre, and died during her caesarian section in some private hospital.
6 billion people are at risk of iodine deficiency disorders, and of these 655 million are affected by goitre.
All patients who had toxic goitres were rendered euthyroid with neomercazole with or without b-blockers before subjecting them to surgery.
Of the several indicators recommended in developing countries, goitre grading and urinary iodine levels are the most feasible to use as outcome indicators while iodine content of salt is the best as a process indicator.
I RECENTLY went to see my doctor about something ordinary when he told me that I had a goitre and asked me to have some blood tests.
7% of the study group had follicular carcinoma showing an increased prevalence of papillary carcinoma compared to follicular carcinoma in multinodular goitres.
Coping with respiratory obstruction after thyroidectomy for giant goitres in northern Nigeria.