Thyroidectomy refusal and long-term anti-thyroid use in toxic multi-nodular goitre
Keywords:Thyroidectomy refusal, long-term anti-thyroid, toxic multi-nodular goitre
Background: Definitive management for most patients with toxic goitres comprise thyroidectomy or radioiodine ablation.
Method: We report a middle aged woman who refused surgery on personal grounds, and in the absence of radioiodine was managed long-term with oral anti-thyroid.
Results: The clinical outcome was fair.
Conclusion: Our study, the first report of long-term anti-thyroid use from our centre, highlight the peculiarities of management under this scenario.
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