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ea0015p373 | Thyroid | SFEBES2008

An unusual cause of a thyroid mass

Thomas Julia , Norton Andrew , Calaminici Maria , Plowman P Nicholas , Richards Polly , Alusi Ghassan , Montoto Silvia , Akker Scott

A 24-year-old woman presented with stridor resulting from a large, firm, anterior neck mass. At age six she had been treated for acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL) with vincristine, prednisolone, daunorubicin, asparaginase, prophylactic cranial radiotherapy and intrathecal methotrexate. She also had primary hypothyroidism with strongly positive thyroid peroxidase antibodies.The mass had been gradually enlarging for 6 months, causing exertional breathles...