Disease Information for Goiter, substernal

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Head and neck swelling
Neck Mass Anterior Midline
Tight collar
Cyanosis
Jugular Vein Distension/Unilateral
Jugular Veins Increased Volume
Jugular Venous Distension
Pemberton's Sign
Enlarged thyroid gland
Goiter/thyroid enlargement/mass
Small/absent thyroid gland/sign
Thyroid asymmetric enlargement
Thyroid Mass
Thyromegaly/Symmetric enlargement
Dysphagia Swallowing Difficulties
Cough
Cyanosis Child
Wheezing
Hoarseness
Neck/throat pain/anterior
Something Caught in Throat sensation
Stridor (Inspiratory noise)
Stridor infant Child
Tracheal deviation/shift
Voice/phonation problems
Demographics & Risk Factors
Established Disease Population
Patient/Goiter
Diagnostic Test Results
Isotope Scan
Isotope/Thyroid Scan Abnormal
CT Scan
CT Scan/Chest abnormal
X-RAY
Xray/Chest abnormal
Xray/Chest/Lung fields/Abnormal
Xray/Elevated Hemidiaphragm/Chest
Xray/Mediastinal mass/Chest
Xray/Superior sulcus mass/Chest
Xray/Wide mediastinum/Chest
Xray/Superior/mediastinal mass/Chest
Ultrasound
Ultrasound/IVC Fails Collapse on Inspiration
Ultrasound/Thyroid abnormal
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid malignancy/carcinoma
Associated Disease & Complications
Airway obstruction
Airway obstruction/Children
Jod-Basedow's hyperthyroidism
Superior vena cava obstruction/syndrome
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Endocrine gland (category)
CLASS/Thyroid gland disorder (ex)
Process
PROCESS/Structural/anatomic/foreign body (category)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
SX/Subtotal thyroidectomy/lobectomy
SX/Thyroidectomy
Definition

An enlarged thyroid gland where the enlarged gland is situated beneath the sternum. (Dorland, 27th ed)

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