Unilateral Toxic Multicystic Goiter

Philip A. Kern, Richard J. Robbins

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We treated a 43-year-old woman who had multiple thyroid cysts and coexistent toxic nodules localized to the left lobe. After surgical excision of this lobe, the patient's right lobe proceeded to function normally, displaying no evidence of nodules, cysts, or hyperfunction. Since toxic multinodular goiter is usually a diffuse process involving the whole gland, this case is unique and underlines the wide variability in the manifestation of this disorder.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)834-835
Number of pages2
JournalArchives of Internal Medicine
Issue number4
StatePublished - Apr 1983

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Internal Medicine


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