Tuberc Respir Dis > Volume 33(1); 1986 > Article
Tuberculosis and Respiratory Diseases 1986;33(1):62-66.
DOI:    Published online March 1, 1986.
One Case of Intrathoracic Goiter Associated with Superior Vena Cava Syndrome
Eun Young Choi, Kwan Hee You, Yang Keun Rhee
Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, Chonbuk National University, Chonbuk, Korea
상대정맥 증후군을 동반한 흉강내 갑상선종양 1예
최은영, 유관희, 이양근
Intrathoracic goiter is one of the few nonmalignant causes of the superior vena cava syndrome and account for onl y a small percent of all medias tina1 tumors. A 58- year-old woman with clinical features of superior vena cava syndrome had mediastina1 mass on chest radiograph. P percutaneous transthoracic 1ung biopsy, 1 -131 thyroid scan and chest CT were performed, and follicular adenoma of thyroid was confirmed preoperatively. After remova1 of the tumor mass by surgica1 operation, superior vena cava syndrome was completely relieved. The authors report one case of intrathoracic goiter associated with superior vena cava syndrome with the review of literature.

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