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An Unusual Presentation of a Thyroid Malignancy: A Case Report
IIUM Medical Journal Malaysia
Patient with thyroid mass rarely presents in emergency situation. It is because the nature of the mass is that it usually increases slowly in size. Thus, any surgical intervention can be planned electively. The most common condition that necessitates urgent intervention, is upper airway compromise due to sudden rapid increase in size of the swelling. This can be due to intralesional bleeding or superimposed infection on the enlarged gland. We report a case of urgent completion thyroidectomydoi:10.31436/imjm.v9i1.743 fatcat:odgpcd5hejet5amaoxzhbjl6ve