Amyloid goiter related with Crohn's disease: A rare association

  title={Amyloid goiter related with Crohn's disease: A rare association},
  author={Ibrahim Ali Ozemir and Cagri Bilgic and Baris Bayraktar and Sinan Aslan and Ebru Zemheri and Haydar Yalman and Rafet Yiğitbaşi},
  booktitle={International journal of surgery case reports},
INTRODUCTION Amyloid goiter (AG) is characterized by enlargement of the thyroid gland as a result of extensive amyloid deposition in a bilateral and diffuse manner. PRESENTATION OF CASE A 58-year-old male patient was diagnosed of Crohn's Disease (CD). He was admitted to our clinic with complaint of respiratory distress and rapid growth swelling in the neck. Ultrasound examination revealed huge multinodular goiter on both sides of thyroid gland. We performed bilateral total thyroidectomy… CONTINUE READING

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