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JCDR. 2020; 11(3): 73-79

Study of Thyroidectomy Specimens in a Tertiary Care Hospital

R. M. Oswal, Chetan.


The present study was a two year cross sectional study of histopathology of total 59 thyroidectomy specimens, and their correlation with clinical details, radiological findings and thyroid function tests. Hemithyroidectomy was the most commonly performed surgery i.e. in 32/59 cases (54.24%). Among 32 hemithyroidectomy specimens, 22 (68.75%) were right sided. In this study, Nodular Colloid Goiter was the most common histopathological diagnosis (28/59, 47.46%). Ultrasonography (USG) examination was performed in 55 (93.22%) cases out of total 59 cases. Out of these 55 cases, maximum number of cases 26 (47.27%) were reported as colloid goiter /MNG on USG. Malignant neoplasm was reported in 11 (20.0%) cases. Out of 55 cases, USG findings and histopathological diagnosis showed correlation in 49 (89.09%) cases.

Key words: Thyroidectomy, Hemithyroidectomy, Nodular goiter, Histological classification, Lymphocytic thyroiditis, Follicular adenoma

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