thyromegaly


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Noun1.thyromegaly - abnormally enlarged thyroid glandthyromegaly - abnormally enlarged thyroid gland; can result from underproduction or overproduction of hormone or from a deficiency of iodine in the diet
disease - an impairment of health or a condition of abnormal functioning
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thy·ro·meg·a·ly

n. tiromegalia, agrandamiento de la tiroides.
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If normal, depending upon the clinical symptom of thyroid dysfunction, thyromegaly, abnormal growth pattern, fluctuating blood glucose level, thyroid function and thyroid autoantibody should be monitored every 1 to 2 yearly.
Patient with tracheal, neck and spinal abnormalities, previous tracheostomy or neck surgery, thyromegaly, soft tissue infection in the neck, severe hypoxemia, uncorrectable coagulopathy, thrombocyte count <50,000, severe hemodynamic instability or autonomic dysfunction, severe sepsis and status epilepticus were excluded.
neck examination revealed diffuse thyromegaly with a bruit on auscultation.
On physical exam, the patient had bilateral erythematous conjunctiva associated with exophthalmoses without any evidence of lid lag or thyromegaly.
The frequency of thyromegaly was found to be 67% (n = 39) in patients with hypothyroidism and 51%(n=23) in euthyroid patients.
These earlier studies support the findings of the present study that thyromegaly and mild to moderate tracheal compression may contribute to the pathogenesis of OSA.