Goiter, Substernal

Struma, intratorakal

Svensk definition

Förstorad sköldkörtel, belägen under bröstbenet.

Engelsk definition

An enlarged THYROID GLAND with at least 50% of the gland situated behind the STERNUM. It is an unusual presentation of an intrathoracic goiter. Substernal goiters frequently cause compression on the TRACHEA leading to deviation, narrowing, and respiratory symptoms.

Svenska synonymer

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Engelska synonymer

Goiters, Substernal Substernal Goiters Substernal Goiter Goiter, Intrathoracic Goiters, Intrathoracic Intrathoracic Goiters Intrathoracic Goiter