Functional ectopic intrathoracic goitres

  • Reginald O Ofoegbu

Abstract

Functional ectopic intrathoracic goiters are rate. A case is presented which manifested 15 years after the removal of the orthotopic (cervical) thyroid gland. For a better appreciation of the subject the difference between functional intrathoracic goiters of hetertopic thyroid tissue origin and other forms of mediastinal goitrous masses is emphasized.

Nigerian Journal of Surgical Sciences Vol. 15(2) 2005: 81-83
Published
2006-09-22
Section
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