True mediastinal ectopic goitre. Case report

Dente, Mario and Vitale, Valeria and Scarinci, A. and Cavallini, Marco (2009) True mediastinal ectopic goitre. Case report. Il giornale di chirurgia, 30 (3). pp. 107-108. ISSN 1971-145X

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Heterotopic thyroid tissue is described to usually lie at the tongue base, while the 10% at the hyoid bone. We report a case of incidental diagnosis of a true mediastinal goitre with preoperative chest X-ray in a 35-year old woman with a multinodular cervical goitre.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Ectopic thyroid, Incidental diagnosis, Sternotomy
Subjects: 600 Tecnologia - Scienze applicate > 610 Medicina e salute (Classificare qui la tecnologia dei servizi medici) > 617 Rami vari della medicina; Chirurgia
Depositing User: Nadia Del Gobbo
Date Deposited: 04 Feb 2016 12:13
Last Modified: 04 Feb 2016 12:13

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