Category: Intrathoracic Goiter

Intrathoracic Goiter

Intrathoracic Goiter with Hyperthyroidism, Tracheal Compression, Superior Vena Cava Syndrome, and Horner’s Syndrome (Part 1)

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Intrathoracic extension of goiters usually causes a benign neck and mediastinal mass with morbid potential. These goiters can develop slowly and patients may be asymptomatic for many years. They may have some problems about diagnosis and anesthesia during surgery. We present a patient with intrathoracic goiter complicated by hyperthyroidism, tracheal…