Thursday, May 7, 2009

Graves' disease


Patient is a 32 years old male who came in for thyroid scanning. He presented with tachycardia. Thyroid function test that was performed 3 weeks ago indicates hyperthyroidism. He is under medication since then.
Ultrasound findings:
Thyroid:Both thyroid appeared heterogenous and enlarged with measurement:-Right thyroid:6.56cm x2.82cm x2.42cm.-Left thyroid:7.32cm x2.63cm x2.47cm. There was no retrosternal extension on both side thyroid. The colour Doppler showed increased vascularity on both sides.

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