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Proliferation of a chronic thyroid adenoma
  1. Paul Grant1,
  2. Nick Vaughan1,
  3. Charles Zammit2
  1. 1Department of Diabetes, Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton, UK
  2. 2Department of Surgery, Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton, UK
  1. Correspondence to Paul Grant, drpaul.grant{at}

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An 83-year-old Jehovah's witness presented with a 4-month history of dysphagia and neck discomfort. She was known to have a thyroid adenoma, originally diagnosed back in the 1960s, but declined operative treatment at the time due to religious issues surrounding the need for a blood transfusion.

She was …

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