Primary Amyloid Goitre

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Goitre is defined as the presence of amyloid within the thyroid gland in such quantities as to produce a clinically apparent enlargement. We report a case on a fifty-two-year-old female patient who presented with a rapidly growing thyroid swelling. Thyroid function tests were normal. This case was diagnosed as amyloid goitre and was discussed in detail along with review of literature.


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C. Aparna, I. Renuka, G. Bala and M. Vijayasri, "Primary Amyloid Goitre," International Journal of Otolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery, Vol. 3 No. 1, 2014, pp. 29-31. doi: 10.4236/ijohns.2014.31007.

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