Journal of Korean Endocrine Society 1995;10(4):428-433.
Published online November 7, 2019.
Tuberculosis of the Thyroid Gland.
Chang Ho Song, Choon Hee Chung, Young Joon Weon, Mi Deok Lee, Seong Jin Park, Won Sik Lee, Mee Yon Cho, Young Kyung Kim, Seung Min Kim, Seong Joon Kang
Abstract
Tuberculosis the thyroid gland occurs only rarely and a few records are available in Korea, despite of high prevalence of tuberculosis. The authors experienced a case of young woman with tuberculosis of the thyroid gland and meninges. Tuberculosis of the thyroid gland was confirmed by demonstration of acid-fast bacilli and granuloma with caseation necrosis on surgical specimen. Description of case profile and a brief review of literature are made.
Key Words: Tuberculosis, Thyroid


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