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Tuberculosis of Thyroid Gland - A Rare Case Report | Abstract
Journal of Thyroid Disorders & Therapy

Journal of Thyroid Disorders & Therapy
Open Access

ISSN: 2167-7948

Abstract

Tuberculosis of Thyroid Gland - A Rare Case Report

Siddesh G, Girish TU, Mohammed Raza and Manjunath K

Tuberculosis of thyroid gland is a very rare condition even though the incidence of extra pulmonary forms of tuberculosis is increasing. According to literature, frequency of thyroid tuberculosis is 0.1%–0.4%. We report a case of 66year old female patient with primary tuberculosis of thyroid gland. The diagnosis was established on histopathological examination after surgery. Patient underwent combination treatment with anti-tubercular chemotherapy

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