thyroidectomy

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thyroidectomy

[‚thī·rȯi′dek·tə·mē]
(medicine)
Surgical removal of the thyroid gland.
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When the condition is suspected it is necessary to perform an in-depth interview addressing previous surgical procedures in the cervical region (isthmectomy due to neoplasms, decompressive techniques due to thyroiditis or due to trans-thyroid tracheotomies).
Because the patient had obstructive symptoms and follicular lesion on FNAB, right hemithyroidectomy and isthmectomy was done and histopathology findings were compatible with colloid goiter.
If the toxic adenoma is in the thyroid isthmus, an ipsilateral thyroid lobectomy or isthmectomy should be performed.