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Case Blog - Otolaryngology Online Journal (2012) Volume 2, Issue 1

Thyroid Diseases and Surgery: An Audit from the Orl-Hns Department of Stanley Medical College and General Hospital

This article is an audit of the thyroid surgeries performed in the Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (ORL-HNS) department of Stanley Medical College and General Hospital, Chennai- 01, during the 2 year period from 2009 to 2011. 5O Thyroid surgeries have been performed during this period of which 12 were total thyroidectomies and the remaining 38, hemi-thyroidectomies. Adenoma of the thyroid was the most common benign disease encountered while papillary carcinoma was the only malignant disease of thyroid diagnosed.

Author(s): Srikamakhsi Kothandaraman, Balasubramanian Thiagarajan, Seethalakshmi Narashiman

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