Thyroid abscess: A report of six cases

Authors

  • Shankar Shah Senior Resident, B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan
  • S Bhandary Professor & Head, B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan
  • V Natesh Assistant Professor, B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan
  • ST Chetri Associate Professor B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan
  • D Paudel Junior Resident, B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan
  • S Misra Junior Resident, B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan
  • SL Shilpakar Junior Resident, B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/bjo.v18i2.12019

Keywords:

Thyroid abscess, thyroid tuberculosis, suppurative thyroiditis

Abstract

Thyroid abscess is a rare clinical entity and infrequently encountered. We hereby present a review of six cases-four in the paedriatic and two in the adult age group who presented to our hospital which is a Tertiary care referral centre with thyroid abscess and the management varying from serial aspiration to incision and drainage of abscess. A brief review of literature is also included.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3329/bjo.v18i2.12019

Bangladesh J Otorhinolaryngol 2012; 18(2): 207-211

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Published

2012-11-24

How to Cite

Shah, S., Bhandary, S., Natesh, V., Chetri, S., Paudel, D., Misra, S., & Shilpakar, S. (2012). Thyroid abscess: A report of six cases. Bangladesh Journal of Otorhinolaryngology, 18(2), 207–211. https://doi.org/10.3329/bjo.v18i2.12019

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Case Reports