Tiroides retroesternal


La glándula tiroides normalmente se localiza en la parte frontal del cuello. Tiroides retroesternal se refiere a la ubicación anormal de toda o parte de la glándula tiroides por debajo del esternón (sternum).

Nombres alternativos

Tiroides subesternal; Bocio mediastínico


Glándulas endocrinasTiroides retroesternalGlándula tiroides


Last reviewed 5/17/2010 by Shabir Bhimji, MD, PhD, Specializing in General Surgery, Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Midland, TX. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc.


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