Consecutively operated patients - lesion 53 (videorecord)

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Clinical presentation: An 82-year-old man was referred for an evaluation of a rapidly increasing mass in the left thyroid lobe. The tumor evolved over 3 weeks and caused palsy of the left recurrent nerve and dysphagia.

Palpation: a very hard, fixed left thyroid.

Laboratory test: TSH 2.32 mIU/L, FT4 18.6 pM/L.

Lesion in question:

the entire left lobe.