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A UK reported case of Graves’ disease with thyroid hemiagenesis


We present a rare case of a 31-year-old patient with Graves’ disease with agenesis of the left thyroid lobe. The patient was managed with a right hemithyroidectomy and isthmusectomy as definitively treatment of Graves’ disease. The patient had an uneventful postoperative outcome and the histology was benign and consistent with Graves’ disease. This is a rare case in the literature of Graves’ disease with unilateral thyroid agenesis, and to our knowledge is the first reported case from the UK.

  • ear, nose and throat/otolaryngology
  • thyroid disease
  • hyperthyroidism
  • otolaryngology/ENT
  • thyrotoxicosis
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