Consecutively operated patients - lesion 45 (videorecord)

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Clinical presentation: A 56-year-old man was referred for ethanol sclerotherapy. He was discovered harboring an enlarged right thyroid lobe causing already difficulties in swallowing. Aspiration cytology resulted in benign colloid goiter. Ha was an actor and therefore his endocrinologist offered sclerotherapy instead of surgery.

Palpation: an enlarged nodular right thyroid.

Laboratory test: TSH 0.17 mIU/L, FT4 13,2 pM/L.

Lesion in question:

the nodule in the upper part of the left lobe which is targeted on US-guided aspiration at the end of the video.