Thyroid goiter

Case contributed by Dr James Sheldon



Patient Data

Age: 90
Gender: Male

Heart size is normal. Left basal subsegmental atelectasis. There is superior mediastinal widening.

Cardiac pacemaker in situ.


There is a large retrosternal goiter. This correlates with the widened superior mediastinum on CXR. No narrowing of the trachea.

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Case information

rID: 34383
Published: 18th Feb 2015
Last edited: 4th Oct 2020
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