Superior vena cava syndrome and intrathoracic goiter: an unusual presentation in the 21st century.

M Marcelino, E L Nobre, J Conceição, L Lopes, H Vilar, J Jácome De Castro


We present a rare case of retrosternal goiter complicated with superior vena cava síndrome (SVCS) with impressive clinical signs. After clinical and imagiologic confirmation, total thyroidectomy was performed with complete remission of compressive signs.

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