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ea0070aep978 | Thyroid | ECE2020

Large ‘forgotten goiter’ in the thoracic cavity – a case report

Paczkowska Katarzyna , Rolla Małgorzata , Elbaum Michał , Jędrzejuk Diana , Bolanowski Marek , Daroszewski Jacek

Introduction: ‘Forgotten goiter’ is defined as a mediastinal thyroid mass discovered after total thyroidectomy. It is a rare clinical finding, usually asymptomatic.Case report: 88-years old woman was admitted to the Endocrinology Department with a suspicion of the retrosternal goiter. In her medical history there was thyroidectomy performed 16 years before because of multinodular goiter and she had recurrent lower respiratory tract infections...