Intratracheal Ectopic Thyroid Tissue

Case Report

  • Furkan ÖZER
  • Rıza Önder GÜNAYDIN
  • Mehmet Umut AKYOL

Abstract

Intratracheal  ectopic  thyroid  tissue  is  a  rare  abnormality  that  can  cause  air-way obstruction. Presence of ectopic tissue in the larynx is extremely rare. The symptoms can easily be confused with those of bronchial asthma. We describe the case of a 52 year old man with subglottic thyroid tissue and multinodular goiter who undergone total thyroidectomy of for multinoduler goitre in octo-ber 2009. After the correct diagnosis was established, the lesion was excised via an external approach. We also discuss the clinical features and management of intratracheal thyroid tissu

Keywords: İntratracheal, subglottic mass, ectopic thyroid tissue

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Published
Jun 30, 2017
How to Cite
ÖZER, Furkan; GÜNAYDIN, Rıza Önder; AKYOL, Mehmet Umut. Intratracheal Ectopic Thyroid Tissue. Acta Medica, [S.l.], v. 48, n. 2, p. 22-25, june 2017. ISSN 2147-9488. Available at: <https://actamedica.org/index.php/actamedica/article/view/68>. Date accessed: 25 may 2018.
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Case Report

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