Colloid cyst of thyroid

Case contributed by Dr David Cuete


Palpable enlarged thyroid. Painless. Since last 4-5 months appreciated.

Patient Data

Age: 30
Gender: Female

CT neck

Contrast-enhanced CT  shows low-density nodule in the right thyroid lobe, with imperceptible walls, without calcifications  or septa inside the nodule, also is displayed other multiple smaller hypodense nodules in the right thyroid lobe

Case Discussion

CT morphology favors a non-aggressive or benign lesion.

Pathologic correlation revealed a benign colloid cyst of thyroid.

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Case information

rID: 22897
Published: 2nd May 2013
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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