Can pre-operative computed tomography predict the need for a thoracic approach for removal of retrosternal goitre
? Int J Surg.
Thyroid cancers in nodular goitres
in Kano, Nigeria.
The majority of such obstructive calcified goitres
 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  and Unnikrishnan and Menon  The most common cytological diagnosis was colloid goitre
(70%) in this study.
According to the World Health Organization, at least 1.6 billion people are at risk of iodine deficiency disorders, and of these 655 million are affected by goitre
.  Most thyroid nodules are benign.
Among the 63 patients with hyperthyroidism, there were 47(74.60%) toxic multinodular goitres
, (MNGs), 14(22.22%) toxic adenomas and 2(3.17%) cases of Graves' disease.
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.
A prospective study comparing the outcome of surgery for patients with thyroid swellings diagnosed as Multinodular goitres
was conducted from November 2014 to May 2016, during which a total of 127 patients were included in the study.
Porowska et al., "Surgical management of substernal goitres
. When is sternotomy inevitable?," La Clinica Terapeutica, vol.
Coping with respiratory obstruction after thyroidectomy for giant goitres
in northern Nigeria.
 Mediastinal thyroid must be differentiated from germ cell tumours, lymphomas, neurogenic tumours, thymic tumours, ganglioneuromas and cervical goitre
extending into the mediastinum.
Thyroid carcinoma in the single cold nodules and in the cold nodules of multinodular goitres
. Endocr Pract 2000;6(1):5-7.