Follow up Study of Thyroidectomy

One hundred thyroidectomized patients were foIlowed up. The male: female ratio was 1:4. Majority (62%) of the patients were in the 4th and 5th decades. Multinodular goiter was the commonest lesion found in 74, diffuse coIloid goiter in 12 and carcinoma in 14cases. After operation, sixty-live patients were relieved of all preoperative symptoms of thyroid disease. Thirteen patients had some persistent symptoms. Rest 22 had developed different types of complication in addition to some preoperative symptoms. Three patients developed hoarseness of voice due…

 

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