Ectopic thyroid in the abdomen: Report of a case


Eyüboğlu E., Kapan M., İpek T., Ersan Y., Öz F.

SURGERY TODAY-THE JAPANESE JOURNAL OF SURGERY, vol.29, no.5, pp.472-474, 1999 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 29 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 1999
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s005950050446
  • Journal Name: SURGERY TODAY-THE JAPANESE JOURNAL OF SURGERY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.472-474

Abstract

Ectopic thyroid tissue can be seen anywhere along the path of the descending glands, but it is rarely seen in the abdominal cavity. An ectopic thyroid was encountered incidentally in the pancreas of a 50-year-old woman who underwent a bilateral truncal vagotomy and pyloroplasty for a duodenal ulcer. There were no signs or symptoms of a thyroid tumor.