Novel use of the endobronchial ultrasound through esophagus (EUS-B): Diagnosis of thyroid lesions

Submitted: March 17, 2020
Accepted: April 10, 2020
Published: May 21, 2020
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There is paucity in literature on the use of endobronchial ultrasound through esophagus (EUS-B) for the diagnosing thyroid gland lesions. We report the first case of colloid goiter diagnosed using EUS-B- FNA technique. A 77-year-old man presented with ophthalmic symptoms and an incidental finding of lung nodule on chest x-ray. The computed tomography of thorax revealed a left upper lobe nodule and an oval shaped left paratracheal lesion near left pole of thyroid gland. EUS-B- FNAC was performed which lead to the diagnosis of colloid goiter.

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Tamburrini, Mario, Parikshit Thakare, and Umberto Zuccon. 2020. “Novel Use of the Endobronchial Ultrasound through Esophagus (EUS-B): Diagnosis of Thyroid Lesions”. Monaldi Archives for Chest Disease 90 (2). https://doi.org/10.4081/monaldi.2020.1275.