Analysis of Thyroid Cases in a Teaching Hospital

Analysis of Thyroid Cases

  • Syed Abdul Hakeem Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, Bhaskar Medical College and General Hospital, Yenkapally, Moinabad, Rangareddy District, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Keywords: Thyroid Cases, Lobectomy, Thyroidectomy, Complications


Background: Hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism, inflammation of thyroid (thyroiditis), thyroid enlargement (goitre), thyroid nodules and thyroid cancer are amongst the thyroid disorders. The study aims to the occurrence of various post-operative complications following thyroidectomy. Subjects and Methods: One hundred patients who underwent thyroid surgery, for various thyroid disorders were taken for the study. elaborate analysis of those patients who underwent thyroidectomy was done relating to numerous aspects like age, sex, diagnosis & indication for surgery, type of thyroidectomy procedure done, incidence of individual complications. Results: About 37% of the patients were diagnosed with multinodular goiter,followed in frequency by solitary thyroid nodule (27%) and Follicular adenoma (11%). Malignancy(bothfollicular     in 3 patientsandpapillary in 7 patients) was diagnosed in total 10 Patients out of 100. Three cases each of Diffuse colloid goiter and Primary thyrotoxicosis. Conclusion: Careful assessment of surgical and medical thérapeutic methods can still minimize the complications and repetition of thyroid surgery.


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