Multinodular Goiter Hot Nodules with Amazing Shape of Thyroid

Document Type : Image in Cardio-Thoracic Medicine


Thoracic Surgeon, Lung Diseases Research Center, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran.


A 45-year-old female presented with symptoms of hyperthyroidism and hot nodules in the right lobe, which was diagnosed as nodular goiter by fine-needle aspiration. An anomalous thyroidectomy and difficult dissection with multiple rotations were performed around the trachea. As a remark, the pathology confirmed the presence of goiter with modular nodules (Figure 1). A macroscopic photograph showing the thyroid.