Acta Scientific Clinical Case Reports

Case Report Volume 1 Issue 5

Occasional Ectopic Thyroid Finding as Presentation of Medium Mediastinal Mass, Video Assisted Thoracic Surgery Approach

Paulo Victor Dias Versiani1*, Rafael Augusto Oliveira Sodré Leal2 and Gibran Ribeiro da Rocha3

1Department of Medicine, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Brazil
2Thoracic Surgeon and Coordinator of Respiratory Attention Core, Hospital SAMUR, Brazil
3Thoracic Surgeon, Hospital SAMUR e Hospital Geral de Vitória da Conquista, Brazil

*Corresponding Author: Paulo Victor Dias Versiani, Department of Medicine, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Brazil.

Received: May 08, 2020; Published: May 29, 2020

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Abstract

 Ectopic thyroid is a rare condition that affects approximately 7 to 10% of the general population, being that only 1% of the mediastinal tumors are thyroid. The treatment usually has two general approaches, depending on the volume and clinical condition, usually associated with compressive symptoms and endocrine disorders and may be clinical management only with vigilance or surgical approach, the latter usually being performed through open thoracic surgery. In the present study, we will report the case of a 70-yearold woman admitted with symptoms of respiratory distress, justified by a radiographic finding of anterior mediastinal mass, who was surgically approached through Video Assisted Thoracic Surgery (VATS) which allowed the diagnosis after anatomopathological study of thyroid tissue in the resected mass.

Keywords: Mediastinum; Ectopic Thyroid; Mediastinal Mass; VATS; Thoracic Surgery

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Citation

Citation: Paulo Victor Dias Versiani., et al. “Occasional Ectopic Thyroid Finding as Presentation of Medium Mediastinal Mass, Video Assisted Thoracic Surgery Approach”. Acta Scientific Clinical Case Reports 1.5 (2020): 23-26.




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