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ISSN Print: 2394-7500, ISSN Online: 2394-5869, CODEN: IJARPF

International Journal of Applied Research

Vol. 1, Issue 12, Part P (2015)

Clinical profile and management of thyroid swellings

Author(s)
AP Patange and AM Shah
Abstract
Aim: Assess clinical profile and management of thyroid swellings.
Material and Method: The average age of the patient was 35 years. The youngest patient was 11 years old and the oldest patient was 65 years. Average age group most frequently affected was 31 to 40 years. Female to male ratio was 7.3:1.
Result: All patients presented with thyroid swelling. Some other symptoms were observed in more than 50%.All patients presented with thyroid swelling. Some other commonly observed symptoms were weight appetite (12%), sudden increase in size of swelling (12%).
Conclusion: Anaplastic thyroid cancer were treated with palliative chemotherapy. Haemorrhage, recurrent laryngeal nerve damage, parathyroid insufficiency amd wound infection were the only complications. There was no morality.
Pages: 1105-1107  |  138 Views  6 Downloads
How to cite this article:
AP Patange, AM Shah. Clinical profile and management of thyroid swellings. Int J Appl Res 2015;1(12):1105-1107.
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